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Four killed in Afghan blast

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 13:38

Tirin Kot: Four civilians were killed on Sunday when a roadside bomb struck a vehicle in southern Afghanistan`s Uruzgan province, reported Xinhua.

A civilian vehicle touched off an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chora district at around 7 a.m., causing the deaths, an official spokesman said.

The IED was placed along the road by Taliban rebels, the official said.
Taliban militants, waging an insurgency for more than a decade, use IEDs to launch roadside bomb attacks on security forces but these also inflict casualties on civilians.


First Published: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 13:38

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