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Bomb kills one British peacekeeper injures several others

One British peacekeeper was killed and other soldiers injured in a suicide bombing on Wednesday in the capital Kabul, officials from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. It's the second attack on peacekeepers in the Afghan capital in two days. The blast came during a memorial service in Kabul for a Canadian soldier killed in a suicide bombing in the capital a day earlier. One civilian died and three other ISAF Canadian soldiers along with several civilians, were injured in Tuesday’s attack. “At approximately 11:00 hours, there was an explosion in the vicinity of Camp Phoenix, on Jalalabad Road, which damaged a British patrol vehicle. One British ISAF soldier has been killed and other ISAF soldiers have been injured,” Major Kevin Arata, the director of ISAF's press information centre, told IRIN on Wednesday. Nimatullah Jalili, a senior interior ministry official, told Reuters that one Afghan civilian also died in the attack and a civilian was wounded. Acording to news agencies, Abdul Latif Hakimi, an official of the deposed Taliban regime, claimed responsibility for the attack. "It's just the beginning. More such attacks will take place. Hundreds of our men are ready to carry out such attacks," he told Reuters from an undisclosed location. The Taliban also admitted it was behind Tuesday's attack.
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