Roadside bomb kills 8 Afghan civilians

14:53, June 28, 2010      

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A roadside bomb struck a mini-bus in Ghazni province south of Afghanistan leaving eight civilians dead on Monday, police said.

"The mini-bus was going from Andar district to provincial capital Ghazni city when it ran over a mine planted by militants as a result eight innocent civilians including a child and a woman were killed,"deputy to provincial police chief Nawroz Ali Mahmoudzada told Xinhua.

Taliban militants have yet to make comment.

Andar district has been regarded as the stronghold of Taliban militants in the southern Ghazni province.

Source: Xinhua



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