MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan - A suicide attacker blew himself up in a bazaar in the northern Afghan town of Kunduz on Saturday, killing three German soldiers and six Afghans, a provincial governor told AFP.
‘Three of our German friends were killed and two were wounded. One Afghan interpreter was also wounded,’ Kunduz governor Mohammad Omar said.
Six Afghans were killed and 12 others wounded, six of them critically, he said.
The German soldiers had been shopping in a bazaar called the Tea Market. All that was left of the bomber was two legs, Omar said.
NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said there had been an explosion and casualties but it could not immediately release details.
The German military based in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif said it could not yet release any information.
Germany has around 3,000 troops in Afghanistan, operating largely in
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