28 dead, up to 100 injured in Afghan suicide bomb attacks

Rick Moran
What issue are both President Obama and Mitt Romney avoiding like the plauge? The war in Afghanistan, of course. And one reason they are silent about it is becuase things are getting worse. Reuters: Three suicide bombers killed at least 28 people and wounded more than 70 when they blew themselves up in a busy market in southwestern Afghanistan in one of the worst such attacks this year, provincial officials said on Tuesday. Eighteen civilians including several children and at least three members of the Afghan security forces were among the dead in the town of Zaranj, the provincial capital of Nimroz province next to the border with Iran. The toll is expected to rise, provincial governor Abdul Karim Barahawi told Reuters. "The attackers blew themselves up in crowded markets to target civilians, there was no government installation nearby," Barahawi said. Mohd Musa Rasooli, the Nimroz Police Chief, said three police were among the 28 dead and said the bombers had attacked not...(Read Full Post)

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