At least 20 wedding guests killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

Oct. 27, 2013 at 4:33 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- At least 20 people were killed Sunday by a roadside bomb as they were on their way to a wedding in eastern Afghanistan, an official says.

Fourteen women and a child were among the dead, CNN reported.

The wedding guests were traveling in a minibus in the Andar district of Ghazni province when the blast occurred, said Nabi Jan, a spokesman for the provincial government.

Jan accused the Taliban of being behind the bombing.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy drops bid for speaker
WikiLeaks offering $50K for video of Afghan hospital bombing
Murdoch sorry for implying Obama's not a 'real black president'
Reid sues exercise companies over eye injury
Lumber Liquidators to pay $10M in DOJ settlement