15 Killed in Blast in Afghanistan

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say a roadside bomb blast has hit a minibus, killing 15 people and wounding 18 others.

Authorities say the minibus was taking people to a wedding when it was hit Friday in Balkh province.

Police say most of the passengers were women and children. The blast victims were taken to a hospital in Mazar-E- Sharif.