Second Suicide Attack In Kandahar Kills 7

world | Jan 03, 2012 | By RFE/RL 

Afghan police say a second deadly suicide bombing on January 3 has killed at least seven people and wounded several others in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar.

The French AFP news agency quotes General Abdul Raziq, the provincial police chief of Kandahar, as saying the dead included four civilians and three police officers.

Earlier on the same day, Afghan officials said a suicide bomber driving a motorcycle killed four civilians and a police officer at a police checkpoint in Kandahar.

Around 16 people were also wounded in that attack. 

compiled from agency reports

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