Dozens dead in Afghan blasts

Three suicide bombers have killed at least 28 and wounded 70 others in Nimroz province, Afghanistan. Police opened fire at two of the bombers which set off their explosives. In a separate attack, a bomb blast in the north has killed at least 10.

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Triple Afghan suicide bombing, two attackers 'were shot'

Local officials say one suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the heart of the Zaranj. Police then opened fire at the two other bombers which set off their explosives. The attacks come a day after local authorities rounded up several suspects in the area.

  • Nimroz is a relatively peaceful province
  • It has seen an increase in violence recently
  • On Saturday, an Afghan policeman killed 11 of his fellow officers in the province's remote Dilaram district
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