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Motorbike bomb wounds 21 civilians in S. Afghanistan

07-12-2010 14:04 BJT

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Over 20 persons, all civilians sustained injuries as a motorbike bomb ripped through a bazaar in Helmand province south of Afghanistan, spokesman for provincial administration Daud Ahmadi said Monday.

"Militants planted explosive device in a motorbike and exploded it in the bazaar of Garmsir district Sunday afternoon as a result 21 civilians with majority of them shopkeepers were injured," Ahmadi told Xinhua.

He put the attack on the enemies of peace, a term used against Taliban militants but the outfit has yet to make comment.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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