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Tension in Kandahar after assassination

There is now an endless stream of military and police vehicles on the move and helicopters buzzing overhead.

Tension in Kandahar after assassination

KANDAHAR CITY, Afghanistan — In the wake of Tuesday’s assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai, the president’s half brother and the most powerful man in Kandahar, and Thursday's suicide bombing of a mosque where his service was being held, U.S. and Afghan forces in Kandahar City are on a heightened state of alert.