Afghan suicide bombing sparks fighting

Posted: August 31, 2014 at 5:34 a.m.

An Afghan security officer inspects the Jalalabad intelligence headquarters that was damaged in a suicide bombing Saturday.

A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.

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