Roadside bomb kills 3 people in S. Afghanistan

14:34, October 28, 2010      

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Three persons were killed as a roadside bomb struck a vehicle in southern Zabul province, 368 km from Kabul, on Wednesday, spokesman for provincial administration Mohammad Jan Rasoulyar said Thursday.

"A mine planted by militants struck the vehicle of governor of Shinkai district Wednesday evening leaving three body guards dead, " Rasoulyar told Xinhua.

However, the district governor escaped because he was not inside the vehicle, he noted.

He also blamed Taliban militants for planting the mine on the road, but the outfit that is largely relying on roadside and suicide bombings has yet to make comment.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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