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People carry the dead body of a Pakistani national killed in a suicide attack in neighboring Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, at a local hospital in Pakistani border town of Chaman on Friday. A suicide bomber struck a bath house in Spin Boldak as men gathered to wash before Friday prayers, killing a number of people, a provincial official said.

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17 killed in Afghanistan suicide blast

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up among men washing in a bathhouse ahead of Friday prayers, killing 17, in an attack that showed militants can still largely strike at will in southern Afghanistan despite a NATO offensive.

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