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At least 20 wedding guests killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

Oct. 27, 2013 at 4:33 PM   |   Comments

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.

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