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8 civilians killed in Ghazni roadside bombing

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8 civilians killed in Ghazni roadside bombing

Jan 20, 2015 - 17:01

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four womeninfo-icon and a child were among eight civilians killed on Tuesday when a roadside bomb tore through a passenger coach in the Gilan district of southern Ghazni province, police said.

Another two people sustained injuries in the blast that took place in Wocha Qala area on a road between Gilan and Jaghori districts in the afternoon, Ghazni deputy police chief Col. Asadullah Insafi told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Insafi accused the Talibaninfo-icon of emplacing the improvised explosive device that ripped through the passenger flying-coach, killing four women, a child and three men.

A resident of the area, Gul Habib, told Pajhwok Afghan News villagers and police evacuated the injured to a healthinfo-icon facility in Jaghori district. The Taliban have not commented on the blast so far.


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