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12 civilians dead in Herat landmine explosion

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12 civilians dead in Herat landmine explosion

Jan 21, 2018 - 16:27

HERAT (Pajhwok): A dozen civilians were killed on Sunday morning when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in western Herat province, an official said.

Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizad told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place in Gulran district on a Saracha type vehicle at around 10:30am.

He said 12 individuals were killed and a 13th injured in the blast. The landmine was allegedly planted by militants.



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