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Twin bombs kill 9, wound 60 in Afghan south: officials

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Two car bombs exploded Friday in a sprawling housing development in southern Afghanistan linked to the family of President Hamid Karzai, killing at least nine people and wounding more than 60. 

A US soldier from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade looks on as a military working dog sits inside the cabin of a UH-60 Black Hawk medevac helicopter during a training drill at Forward Operating Base Ghazni on May 17, 2013. Two car bombs exploded minutes apart in a popular picnic area in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Friday evening, killing nine people and wounding more than 60.

The twin blasts occurred minutes apart in Aino Mina, an upmarket complex on the outskirts of Kandahar city that was conceived in 2002 and built by investors including President Karzai's businessman brother Mahmoud Karzai.

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