2nd Kandahar Blast Kills Afghan Child

Published January 3, 2012 3:18PM (EST)

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A second blast in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar city on Tuesday killed a child and wounded 5 policemen and seven civilians.

Dr Kamal Shah of the local Mirwais Hospital said the attack appeared to have targeted a passing NATO convoy.

Earlier in the day a suicide bomber driving a motorcycle killed four civilians and a policeman.

Also in the south, NATO said Tuesday that one of its service members was killed by a roadside bomb. A statement said the death occurred on Monday. It gave no further details about the soldier's nationality or where exactly the blast occurred.

By Salon Staff

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