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14 Nepalese guards killed in suicide blast in Afghanistan

14 Nepalese guards killed in suicide blast in Afghanistan

A Taliban-claimed suicide bombing targeted a bus transporting Nepalese security guards Monday morning on the outskirts of Kabul, killing at least 14 people and injuring nine others, Afghan officials said.

The Nepalese nationals were on their way to work at the Canadian embassy in Afghanistan.

The Afghan interior ministry said the bus was traveling near the Pol-e Charkhi prison outside the capital when it came under attack about 5:40 a.m. The interior ministry said all 14 killed were Nepalese.

It was believed to be the deadliest incident in Afghanistan to strike migrant workers from Nepal, many of whom work as security guards at embassies and compounds...

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