Global Politics

Kandahar Mayor Killed in Suicide Attack

The mayor of the volatile Afghan city of Kandahar, Ghulam Haidar Hamidi, has been killed in a suicide attack, officials say. The attacker detonated explosives in his turban as the mayor made an address at the city hall, police said. Two weeks ago, President Hamid Karzai's influential half-brother, Ahmad Wali Karzai, was killed in the same city. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Sarah Chayes, an advisor to the US military in Afghanistan.

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