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10 killed, 15 hurt in Afghan bomb blast

The bus was carrying labourers from the Kandahar Airfield, the coalition headquarters in southern Afghanistan.

india Updated: Jun 15, 2006 14:55 IST
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A bomb hidden on a bus carrying Afghan labourers from a coalition base in southern Afghanistan exploded on Thursday, killing 10 of them and wounding 15, police said.

The attack occurred in Kandahar city as the bus was carrying the workers from the Kandahar Airfield, the coalition headquarters in southern Afghanistan, said Abdul Hakim Hungar, the deputy provincial police chief.

The blast destroyed the bus and left blood and body parts scattered on a road in downtown Kandahar city, a former Taliban stronghold.

First Published: Jun 15, 2006 09:34 IST