11 members of one family killed in Afghanistan

Eleven members of one family were killed when a minibus hit a bomb buried in the road in southern Afghanistan, officials said today.

Eleven members of one family were killed when a minibus hit a bomb buried in the road in southern Afghanistan, officials said today.

Kandahar governor’s spokesman Ahmad Jawed Faisal said the bus hit the device on a road north-west of Kandahar city at about 7.45am local tim, killing eight women, two children and a man. Two other men were injured.

Mr Faisal said all of the victims were relatives but that he had no further details.

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