Bombers kill 18

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - WORLD -

HERAT: Bombers yes­ter­day killed 18 peo­ple in Afghanistan, a deadly start to Pres­i­dent Hamid Karzai’s sec­ond term, un­der­scor­ing spi­ralling in­se­cu­rity nine years into the USled war.

The at­tacks brought to 30 the num­ber of peo­ple killed since Karzai was sworn in for an­other five years on Thurs­day. He pledged to try to bring peace and take over se­cu­rity from for­eign forces in five years.

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