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Foreign troops survive bomb attack in Balkh

Foreign troops survive bomb attack in Balkh

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Mar 05, 2011 - 15:42

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PANinfo-icon): International forces escaped unhurt in a bomb attack that damaged a small bridge in northern Balkh province on Saturday, officials said.

The explosion happened at 1:30pm in Pul-i-Tasadi area on the Kabulinfo-icon-Mazar highway, deputy police chief, Brig. Gen. Abdul Rauf Taj, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

A landmine placed beneath the bridge went off when a convoy of international forces was passing the area, he said. The soldiers suffered no causalities, Rauf said.

Shahbuddin, a resident of the area, said the powerful explosion caused panic among passengers, who started crying. The road was blocked and vehicles were diverted to dirt tracks, he added.

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