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7 wedding guests killed in Ghazni roadside blast

7 wedding guests killed in Ghazni roadside blast

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Jun 05, 2015 - 18:32

GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Seven people were killed and several others were wounded on Friday when a roadside bomb ripped through a vehicle taking back guests from a wedding party in southern Ghazni province.

The vehicle was full of guests returning from a wedding when the blast took place at about 1pm near Noorzai area of the Andar district, the governor’s spokesman said.

Shafique Nang Safi told Pajhwok Afghan News another six people, including womeninfo-icon and children, were injured in the blast. The wounded had been shifted to hospital, he said, but had no information about their condition.

Ismatullah Jamrudwal, a provincial council member, said all the dead and wounded were civilians, blaming the Talibaninfo-icon for the tragedy.

The rebel group, however, has not commented on the incident so far.

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