One in NATO among victims of bloodshed in Afghanistan

In 2 bombings, police, civilians targeted

Posted: September 1, 2013 at 2:40 a.m.

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a police checkpoint and a bank Saturday in southern Afghanistan, one of two attacks in the heartland of the insurgency that killed 18 people. Separately, a NATO service member was killed by insurgents in the country’s east, according to a military statement.

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Front Section, Pages 9 on 09/01/2013