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Mine Blast Kills 5 Civilians in Kandahar

KANDAHAR – At least five civilians were killed and nine others were wounded in a roadside mine blast in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, Kandahar police said in a statement.
The statement revealed that the incident happened at 10:45 am local time after a civilian vehicle struck a roadside mine in Arghistan district of the province.
The wounded were taken to the nearby hospital for treatment, the statement added.
No group has claimed responsibility for the blast so far.
Roadside mines have been frequently used by the insurgents to target the security forces convoys; however, they have been responsible for the killing of many civilians as well.
(Sahar News)

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