Bombs close to presidential rally in Kabul injure bodyguards

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Two bombs exploded outside a hotel in western Kabul where presidential frontrunner Abdullah Abdullah was holding a rally, striking his car and injuring his bodyguards, the candidate said on Friday.

"When I was leaving the rally from the People's Islamic Unity Party, my car was hit by a roadside bomb and damaged," he said at another rally shortly afterwards, Reuters reported.

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