March 14, 2012 / 8:38 AM / 5 years ago

Motorcycle bomb kills one person, wounds three in south Afghan city

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A motorcycle bomb killed an Afghan intelligence official and wounded three people in the southern city of Kandahar on Wednesday, a local government spokesman told Reuters.

Two of the wounded were also intellifgence officers, while the other person wounded in the blast was a civilian, the spokesman said. Kandahar city is the regional capital of the province where a U.S. soldier killed 16 civilians on Sunday.

It was not immediately clear who was behind the bombing, but Kandahar province is a Taliban stronghold.

Reporting by Ismail Sameem; Editing by Ron Popeski

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