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Bomb kills two civilian contractors in Afghanistan, ISAF says

By CNN Staff
updated 10:09 AM EST, Mon February 10, 2014
U.S. soldiers and Afghan security forces search the site of a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on February 10, 2014.
U.S. soldiers and Afghan security forces search the site of a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on February 10, 2014.

(CNN) -- Two civilian contractors working with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force were killed in a vehicle-bomb explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, ISAF said.

The attack was a suicide car bombing targeting an ISAF military convoy in eastern Kabul, near the country's largest detention center, according to one of the city's district police chiefs, Akbar Ali.

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Six other people were injured in the attack, Ali said.

The insurgent group Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin claimed responsibility for the attack, according to group spokesman Eng Haroon Zarghob.

Details about the contractors, including their nationalities, weren't immediately available.

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Journalist Qadir Sediqi contributed to this report.

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