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Afghan suicide attack kills 14, including politician

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A suicide bomber struck outside government buildings in northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing 14 people including a local politician in the latest attack to target provincial officials. 

Afghan policemen stand at the site of a suicide bombing in Pul-e-Khumri -- the capital of Baghlan Province -- on May 20, 2013. A suicide bomber has struck outside government buildings in northern Afghanistan, killing 14 people including a local politician in the latest attack to target provincial officials.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and took the wounded to hospital after the bomber, who was wearing police uniform, blew himself up next to Rasoul Mohseni, the head of Baghlan's provincial council.

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