Ahmad Wali Karzai speaks with international media in Kandahar in June 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark O’Donald/Released/Wikimedia Commons)

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A suicide bomb attack killed at least four people this morning at one of Kandahar's largest mosques during the funeral of Ahmed Wali Karzai, the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai. The deceased Karzai was the powerful provincial council chairman of Kandahar, before he was assassinated by a police commander and family friend earlier this week.

Karzai was known as a strongman leader in Kandahar, and many are worried the city may sink into violence and chaos as a result of his death.

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