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PublishDate: Thursday, July 23, 200912:00

Afghan bomb kills 21 civilians

The blast occurred in the southern province of Helmand on Wednesday, the interior ministry and the top Afghan commander for the south told AFP, correcting an earlier statement that the attack happened on Thursday.
"A trailer being towed by a tractor was hit by a roadside bomb... and killed 21 civilians and wounded six others.
rural Afghanistan, trailers are often attached to farm tractors in order to transport people.

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