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* Two Afghan civilians were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southeastern Paktika province, the Interior Ministry said.
KUNDUZ - A remote-controlled explosion killed two bodyguards of a pro-government militia commander on Thursday in northern Kunduz province, the provincial police chief Mohammad Razaaq Yaqoubi said. The commander survived the blast and one civilian was wounded, he added.
KANDAHAR - A Canadian soldier was killed by an explosion while on a joint foot patrol with Afghan troops in Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, the Canadian Defence Ministry said on its website. (Compiled by Jonathon Burch; Editing by Ron Popeski) (For more Reuters coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan, see: http://www.reuters.com/news/globalcoverage/afghanistanpakistan)
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