Roadside bomb kills 19 in Afghan province Helmand

By REUTERS
December 7, 2011 13:14

KABUL, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A roadside mine killed 19 civilians and injured another 5 when it exploded in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Wednesday, the provincial government said in a statement.

The victims were traveling in a van when the homemade bomb exploded, it said. On Tuesday, almost 60 people were killed in attacks in three cities across Afghanistan.


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