Kabul: A roadside bomb on Thursday destroyed a
crowded minibus in western Afghanistan, killing 14 passengers
who were all members of an extended family, a provincial
Rafi Behrozan, the spokesman for the Herat governor,
said four others were wounded in the powerful blast in the
Kushk Kuhna district of Herat province.
Two additional bombs found nearby on the same road
were defused by Afghan policemen, he added.
"The explosion was very strong and the vehicle was
destroyed. The majority of these aboard were killed," Behrozan