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Roadside bomb kills four in Afghanistan

A bomb planted near a road on Sunday killed four civilians, including a child, in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, a former stronghold of the Taliban, the government said.

world Updated: Feb 21, 2012 21:56 IST

A bomb planted near a road on Sunday killed four civilians, including a child, in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, a former stronghold of the Taliban, the government said.

The bomb struck a car in Shah Walikot district, Xinhua reported citing a statement from the provincial administration.

The statement blamed the "enemies of peace", a term used by Afghan officials against Taliban militants.

The Taliban did not make any comment.