Afghanistan: Briton killed in Kabul suicide bombing


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A British man killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan was named last night by the Foreign Office. Mark Duffus was one of at least eight people who died in the blast at a Nato supplier's compound in Kabul.

According to BBC News Mr Duffus, 41, was a security contractor from Forres in Moray, Scotland. He was one of five guards killed early on Tuesday. Two truck drivers waiting to enter the compound were also killed with the bomber, according to Mohammad Ayoub Salangi, the head of Kabul provincial police.

The bomber drove a truck to the logistics centre, used to supply Nato troops, and detonated the explosives.