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5 killed as roadside bomb hits passenger bus in E. Afghanistan


July 1, 2012 - Kabul

At least five people were killed and 18 others injured Sunday morning when a roadside bomb blast hit a passenger bus in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni, an official said.

"Five killed and 18 injured have been admitted to provincial capital hospitals this morning," a health official, Baz Mohammad Himat, told Xinhua.

The killed include three men, a child and a woman, he said, adding one girl was among the injured.

The blast occurred at around 8 a.m. local time in Asphandi, an area in outskirts of provincial capital of Ghazni city when the bus was passing by the area, he said. (Xinhua-ANI)

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