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A suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a busy market and a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in the deadliest insurgent attack on civilians since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion. (July 15)

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Urgun, Afghanistan - 15 July 2014

1. Various of hospital staff and locals carrying injured people into hospital, some on stretchers

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Urgun, Afghanistan - 15 July 2014

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2. Mid of Afghan security officials and government officials walking around blast site, amid debris

3. Various of blast site

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Urgun, Afghanistan - 15 July 2014

4. SOUNDBITE (Pashto) Lieutenant Colonel Nesar Ahmad, Paktika Deputy Police Chief (Transcript Below)

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5. Various of blast site

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Kabul, Afghanistan - 12 July 2014

6. Mid tracking shot of Secretary of State John Kerry leaving car walking into meeting

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Urgun, Afghanistan - 15 July 2014

7. Ambulance arriving at Sharan hospital

VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:

DOCTORS RUSH DOZENS OF INJURED PEOPLE INTO A HOSPITAL TUESDAY AFTER A SUICIDE BOMBING TORE THROUGH A BUSY MARKET IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN.

THE ATTACK ONE OF THE DEADLIEST IN THE COUNTRY SINCE THE U-S LED INVASION IN 2001.

AT LEAST 89 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND MORE THAN 40 INJURED AFTER A SUICIDE BOMBER DETONATED A CAR NEAR A CROWDED AREA IN REMOTE

PAKTIKA PROVINCE.

OFFICIALS SAY MANY OF THE VICTIMS WERE BURIED UNDER THE RUBBLE.

SOUNDBITE (Pashto) Lieutenant Colonel Nesar Ahmad, Paktika Deputy Police Chief:

"It was around 10:00 am. There was a car full of explosives. While the police were trying to stop it, it exploded."

THE BOMBING UNDERSCORES AFGHANISTAN'S INSTABILITY AS FOREIGN TROOPS PREPARE TO LEAVE BY THE END OF THE YEAR.

IT COMES ONLY DAYS AFTER SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY BROKERED A DEAL BETWEEN RIVAL FACTIONS TO AUDIT LAST MONTH'S

DISPUTED PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS.

NO ONE HAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

MAGGIE MAZZETTI, ASSOCIATED PRESS.

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