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Afghan official killed in roadside blast

July 13, 2012 at 12:46 PM   |   Comments

MEHTARLAM, Afghanistan, July 13 (UPI) -- Hanifa Sapi, chief of women's affairs in Afghanistan's Laghman province, and her husband were killed Friday in a roadside bomb explosion, officials said.

Their children were injured in the blast in Mehtarlam city in the province, Khaama Press reported.

No group had taken taken responsibility for the explosion.

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