Afghan Official Says Land Mine Kills 17 Civilians
[An Nahar] Afghan officials say 17 civilians have been killed by a roadside kaboom in western Afghanistan.
Abdul Rahman Zhuwandai, a front man for Farah province, says the civilians killed were on a bus traveling on Friday to a wedding in Pusht Rod district.
He says most of the victims were women and kiddies.
He says at least 10 others were maimed in the afternoon kaboom.
Posted by: Fred 2012-11-17