May 17th, 2012
04:24 AM ET

Suicide attack on provincial governor's compound in Afghanistan kills 7

Suicide attackers with explosives stormed a governor's compound in southwestern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing themselves and seven people, officials said.

The attack took place at the compound of the provincial governor of Farah, said Abdul Rauf Ahmadi, a regional police spokesman.

The governor and the deputy governor were unharmed, he said.

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  1. banasy©

    •Sigh•

    This has got to end....

    May 17, 2012 at 7:20 am | Report abuse |
  2. HIDE BEHIND

    If the usofa is going to be a world empire and police the world, then we have to learn to accept these minor incidents, much as we do with our medias daily reporting of crimes in usofa.
    HO HUM!

    May 17, 2012 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
  3. jracforr

    Afghanistan is the cradle of Slavic Civilization , therefore it's problems and solutions are to be handled by that branch of civilization. The USA stumbled into Afghanistan and has not been able to extract itself because we are looking to the wrong people for solutions. Let the former Warsaw Pact nations contribute to Afghanistan's development and not the American taxpayer. Russia will have some influence their because that's where their bloodline originated, should that be a bother to us,I don't think so

    May 17, 2012 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |