Roadside bombs kill 10 Afghan civilians

Two separate roadside bombings have killed 10 Afghan civilians on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

Updated: Sep 11, 2011, 15:34 PM IST

Kabul: Two separate roadside bombings have killed 10 Afghan civilians on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

The local government in Paktika province says in a statement that one blast occurred around midday on Saturday, when a vehicle struck a bomb on a road in Barmal district near the Pakistan border.

The statement says two women and four men were killed, while another nine civilians were wounded.

Then a car hit a bomb in northern Kunduz province on Saturday night.

Regional police spokesman Lal Mohammad Ahmadzia says four people were killed in that blast, including two children and one woman.

Bureau Report