Afghanistan: Five killed as bomber plows into checkpoint at UN compound in Kandahar

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October 31, 2011
Vancouver Sun [Canada]    
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"Insurgents driving a bomb-laden truck and attacking on foot killed at least five people, including three UN employees, in the southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar on Monday. ... The driver of the pickup truck reportedly plowed into a checkpoint, detonating his explosives near the offices of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees. At least two other insurgents then holed up inside a nearby building and exchanged fire with NATO and Afghan security forces for several hours before they were killed ..." (10/31/11)

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