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Roadside bomb kills 19 in Afghan province Helmand

A roadside mine killed 19 civilians and injured another 5 when it exploded in the southern Afghan province of Helmand today, the provincial government said in a statement.

world Updated: Dec 07, 2011 16:49 IST

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A roadside mine killed 19 civilians and injured another 5 when it exploded in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Wednesday, the provincial government said in a statement.

The victims were travelling in a van when the homemade bomb exploded, it said.

On Tuesday, almost 60 people were killed in attacks in three cities across Afghanistan.

First Published: Dec 07, 2011 16:46 IST

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