-Kabul, Sept. 15 (Xinhua-ANI): Up to 12 civilians, including 10 children, were killed in a
roadside bombing in southern Afghan province of Helmand on Friday, a provincial government spokesman said Saturday morning. "A
vehicle touched off a roadside bomb at around 2 p.m. local time in
Goband area of Gereshk district and the powerful blast killed 12
innocent civilians," spokesman Daud Ahmadi told Xinhua.The killed included seven girls and three boys as well as two women and the victims were members of two families.
He blamed Taliban insurgents for placing the bomb along the road in the province 555km south of Afghan capital Kabul.
use Improvised Explosive Device (IED) or roadside bombs and suicide
bombers in their attacks which also
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