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Governor of Afghanistan's Second-Largest City Injured in Bomb Blast

Tooryalai Wesa, governor of Khandahar, was injured when his motorcade was hit by a roadside bomb. The governor was riding to noon-time prayer services for the Eid al-Adha holiday.

Although violence was minimal in Khandahar only a few years ago, it has been on the rise recently. The Taliban movement has its root in the Khandahar region.

For more see RFE/RL


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