Suicide bomber kills three people in Afghanistan
Monday, June 8, 2009
The explosion happened after a man detonated a motorcycle containing explosives at a bus station.
"Including the suspect, five were killed and eight were wounded," said the police chief, Jawad Ahmad.
Ahmad said the bomber had stopped near a restaurant at a bus station when the motorcycle exploded. The police chief said the man had wanted to blow up a police station, but the bomb had gone off before reaching the target.
The town of Spin Boldak is located in southern Afghanistan, and is a major crossing point between neighbouring Pakistan.
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