Bomb kills 12 civilians in Afghan southeast

By REUTERS
March 6, 2011 12:10

 
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KHOST, Afghanistan - Twelve civilians were killed by a roadside bomb in an increasingly volatile area of southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, a provincial governor said.

Two women and five children were among those killed in the blast, which took place in Waza Khwa district of Paktika province, the province's governor, Mohebullah Sameem, said.

"The people were coming from Pakistan when their car was hit by a roadside bomb," Sameem said.

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