AFGHANISTAN: ‘ Suicide Truck Bomber Attacks NATO Convoy ‘

#AceNewsReport – AFGHANISTAN:June.30: A suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed two civilians and wounded more than 40, AFP reported.

“It was a suicide truck bomber detonating his vehicle at the gate of police headquarters” in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, police spokesman Farid Ahmad Obaid said.

Afghan troops and police are battling the Taliban in the first “fighting season” since NATO left local forces to take charge of security.

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” Nearly Nine Years Ago Truck Bombing Killed Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and Twenty Two Others – Finally Justice Maybe Done”

#AceWorldNews says nearly nine years after a truck bomb killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 others, the trial is starting of four Hezbollah members suspected of organizing his assassination. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague is trying the suspects for plotting the assassination in their absence, AP reported. Lebanon’s influential Shiite militia Hezbollah has vowed never to arrest the suspects. The suicide assassination with a ton of explosives on February 14, 2005, fueled sectarian divisions between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.

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