19 May 2007

PR# 2007-385

Suicide bomber kills 8, wounds 10 in Kunduz

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan – Five Afghan civilians and three ISAF soldiers were killed in a suicide bomber attack in Kunduz today.  Eight Afghan civilians were wounded in the attack, as were two ISAF soldiers.

“This senseless act of violence shows the barbarity of extremists and criminals targeting civilians and ISAF troops who are working to rebuild Afghanistan,” said Lt. Col. Angela Billings, ISAF spokeswoman.

In accordance with ISAF policy, ISAF does not release casualties’ nationalities.

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