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Motorbike bomb kills policewoman

A bomb set up on a motorbike has exploded near an airport in western Afghanistan, killing a policewoman and two civilians.

Sayd Sharif Mohammadi, the police commander for the airport in Herat city, said the attack targeted five female officers in a police vehicle on their way to work at the airport.

Mr Mohammadi said the bomb was detonated by remote control and the explosion wounded 10 people - the other four police officers in the vehicle, its driver and five civilians nearby.

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