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4 civilians dead, 3 wounded in Helmand bomb attack

4 civilians dead, 3 wounded in Helmand bomb attack

Oct 20, 2011 - 12:05

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): Four Afghan civilians were killed and three others wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in southern Helmand province, the governor's office said on Thursday.

Coming hours ahead of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's arrival in Kabulinfo-icon, the incident took place on Wednesday afternoon when a civilian car hit a roadside bomb in the Taghez area of Khan Nashin district.

A statement from the governor’s house said the injured were evacuated to a healthinfo-icon facility of the International Security Assistance Force. The statement gave no further details.

Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, a Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, claimed that the target of the bomb attack was a vehicle of foreign troops. Four NATOinfo-icon-led soldiers were killed in the bombing, he claimed.


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