Suicide blast in Kabul kills 14 at Supreme Court

Associated Press
Afghans rush a wounded man to receive treatment, after a suicide car bomber struck outside the Afghan Supreme Court in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The suicide car bomber killed more than a dozen and wounded tens, police and health officials said. The car bomb exploded outside the court’s back entrance as employees were leaving for the day and as cars belonging to staff were driving out of the back gate, said police officer Jahn Agha. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Kabul police say a suicide car bomber that struck outside the Supreme Court in the Afghan capital has killed at least 14 people and wounded 30.

Police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai says Tuesday's attack was carried out by a bomber in an SUV. He says the attacker specifically targeted buses with court employees as they were leaving after the day's work.

The courthouse is on a main road in central Kabul near the U.S. Embassy.

It was the second attack in Kabul in as many days.

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