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Roadside bomb kills 7 in Afghanistan

Roadside bomb kills 7 in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed seven civilians in the southern Helmand province.

Haji Salam Khan, a provincial council member, said Sunday's explosion killed seven civilians and wounded three others. Omar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, confirmed the attack but did not provide a toll.

No one immediately claimed responsibility.

The Taliban have a strong and growing presence in the area.


Updated : 2021-01-22 16:05 GMT+08:00