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Friday 11 July 2014

Intelligence chief hurt in bombing

Published 06/12/2012|12:44

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Asadullah Khalid was wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul, Afghan officials said (AP)

The head of Afghanistan's intelligence service has been wounded in an assassination attempt, a senior Afghan official said.

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Asadullah Khalid suffered injuries on the lower part of his body when a bomb exploded, the official said.

The bombing occurred on Thursday afternoon in the intelligence chief's guest house in Kabul as he was receiving a visitor, added the official.

Mr Khalid has been rushed to a medical facility run by the intelligence service, the official said.

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