Bomb kills 7 civilians in eastern Afghanistan

March 25, 2009 08:02

A roadside bomb ripped through a van carrying civilians in eastern Afghanistan, killing seven people and wounding nine others Wednesday, a provincial police chief said. The explosion happened in Sabari district of the eastern Khost province while the van was on a road also used by foreign and Afghan troops, said Police Chief Abdul Qajum Bakizoy. He blamed Taliban militants for planting the bomb.

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