Ex-Afghan president killed by 'turban bomb'

PUBLISHED ON: September 20, 2011 | Duration: 2 min, 35 sec

   
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Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani, who headed a government peace council set up to facilitate contacts with Taliban insurgents, was assassinated Tuesday by a suicide bomber concealing explosives in his turban, officials said. Four of Rabbani's bodyguards also died and a key presidential adviser was wounded.
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