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Bomb Kills Afghan Provincial Governor

In the highest profile assassination in months, Afghanistan’s provincial governor Arsallah Jamal was killed in a mosque bombing on Tuesday. He was in the middle of a speech at the main mosque in Puli Alam to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha when the bomb went off, killing him and injuring 15 others. No group has claimed responsibility for the bombing.

(Photo: AP Photo/Ahsanullah Majuze)

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