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PublishDate: Sunday, March 6, 2011 14:47

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghan civilians, wounds 5

"The incident happened in Yusufnarai area, as a result 12 civilians were killed and five others sustained injuries," the statement added.
The incident occurred at 10:30 a.m. local time when a passenger vehicle ran over a mine planted by anti-government militants, according to the statement.
Those killed in the bloody incident include two women, five children and five men, the statement said.
The governor of Paktika province Muhibullah Samim blamed the bombing on "the enemies of peace", a term used by Afghan officials against Taliban militants, but the outfit has yet to make comment.

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