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Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in Afghanistan

AP  |  Kabul 

An Afghan says a roadside bomb struck a microbus in the eastern province, killing six people.

Arif Noori, a for the provincial governor, says women and children were among those killed in Monday's blast, which also wounded three people.

He said the bomb was planted by the The insurgents mostly target security forces and government officials, but their roadside bombs often kill civilians.

Noori says that elsewhere in Ghazni, at least three local police and 10 were killed in clashes.

The have agreed to a three-day cease-fire to coincide with a Muslim holiday later this week.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 11:45 IST