Assassination of Karzai's brother leaves power vacuum in south Afghanistan
Published 07/12/2011, Associated Press
Ahmed Wali Karzai, the head of the Kandahar provincial council, was shot to death while receiving guests at his home in Kandahar, the capital of the province that was the birthplace of the Taliban movement and was the site of a recent U.S.-led offensive.Word count: 1289
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