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Roadside bomb blast kills six civilians in Helmand province

March 14, 2014 at 12:49 PM   |   Comments

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 14 (UPI) -- At least six civilians, including two women and two children, were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan's Helmand province, officials said.

Local government officials said Thursday's blast occurred after a civilian vehicle struck the improvised explosive device, Khaama Press reported Friday.

No one, including Taliban militants, immediately took responsibility for the incident, officials said.

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