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Three Turks Killed in East Afghanistan Suicide Bombing

Three Turks Killed in East Afghanistan Suicide Bombing

(Reuters) – Three Turkish construction workers were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a police building in east Afghanistan and three policemen were killed in an attack in the south, officials said.

The Taliban summer offensive, launched in mid-May, is ramping up ahead of the second round of voting in the presidential elections on June 14.

In the final week of May, Western security sources recorded a 10 percent rise in attacks around the country and expect numbers to increase as the vote approaches.

In the eastern province of Nangarhar, a suicide bomber killed three Turks and injured two other people including a child, police said.

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