Aug 18, 2011 3:30 AM by Associated Press (MM)
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A minibus packed with Afghan civilians has struck a roadside bomb in western Afghanistan, killing at least 13 people and wounding several others.
Raouf Ahmadi, a police spokesman in Herat province, says the explosion occurred on Thursday morning in Obe district.
Mohyuddin Noori, a spokesman for the province's governor, says about 25 people were riding in the minibus, which was on its way to a bazaar where the passengers were going to shop.
Noori says there was another explosion in the same district, also on Thursday morning, He says a small truck hit another roadside bomb.
That blast seriously wounded at least four
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.
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