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Kabul car bomb meant for Canadian troops

Canadian troops who have just begun patrolling the volatile western half of the Afghan capital may have narrowly missed becoming the target of a car bomb, a senior Afghan police official said yesterday. General Abdul Qudus Omed, the chief of police for Police District 3, within the Canadian sector, told the National Post a car bomb that exploded prematurely in a Kabul neighbourhood last week, killing two Afghans who were assembling it, was to be used against a Canadian patrol. He said the information came from a third bomb maker, who survived the explosion and when questioned told police the trio were constructing one or more car bombs to attack “the slaves of the UN and the foreign invaders.” Full Story

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