Afghan attack kills German soldiers

Three dead after assailants fire on patrol near northern city of Kunduz.

    There has been a rise in violence across Afghanistan since campaigning for the country's presidential election officially began last week.

    The poll is due to be held on August 20.

    Forty-one candidates are standing for the five-year term, including Hamid Karzai, the incumbent president.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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