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7 killed by suicide bomber in Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Seven people, including four Afghan soldiers and two children, died when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in Afghanistan's southeastern Khost province Friday morning, a spokesman for NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.

A Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was carried out by Mohammad Aslam, an Afghan national.

Journalist Farhad Peikar contributed to this report.

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