Explosion in Kabul was controlled blast (AP)

Explosion in Kabul was controlled blast     (AP)
September 11th, 2006  
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Topic: Explosion in Kabul was controlled blast (AP)

Explosion in Kabul was controlled blast     (AP)
<p><a href="http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/world/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060911/ap_on_re_as/afghan_violence"><img src="http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20060910/capt.8eb328cd727147c5bbef1fb8d662a7be.afghanistan_ governor_killed_lon236.jpg?x=99&y=130&sig=xi..Dc31 6O2f0TbrIoQnHA--" align="left" height="130" width="99" alt="Paktia regional Governor Abdul Hakim Taniwal speaks with U.S. Army Commander in Afghanistan Lieutenant General Dan K. McNeill, unseen left, in this file photo made Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, in the town of Khost, 130 kms (80 miles) from the capital Kabul. Taniwil was killed Sunday Sept 10 2006 along with his nephew and bodyguard when a suicide bomber detonated himself as they left his office in Gardez. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)" border="0" /></a>AP - An explosion late Monday rattled nerves in the tense Afghan capital, but officials said it was a controlled blast from a de-mining operation at the airport. The explosion came hours after a suicide bomber struck at a funeral for a provincial governor assassinated by the Taliban a day earlier. Five people were killed, but four senior Cabinet ministers who attended the funeral escaped unharmed.</p><br clear="all"/>


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