KABUL, Afghanistan — A packed bus hit a roadside bomb in
southern Afghanistan on Wednesday killing 25 people aboard.
The passenger bus was traveling in Nimroz province on a
main highway toward the capital, Kabul, when it struck the explosive at
about 7 a.m., said Nazir Ahmad, a provincial government spokesman.
Another 20 people were wounded, he said.
The explosion occurred
near Delaram — a volatile area close to the borders of Helmand and Farah
Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned the attack.
"The criminals who did this are the enemies of Muslims," he said in a