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Militants Kill 19 In Southern Afghanistan


http://gdb.rferl.org/7C0F1D60-9B83-4144-80F0-DBDCFF94DA9B_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/7C0F1D60-9B83-4144-80F0-DBDCFF94DA9B_mw800_mh600.jpg Afghan militants and members of the Taliban pictured after surrendering under the terms of a government amnesty (file photo) (epa) September 22, 2006 -- The Afghan Interior Ministry says suspected Taliban militants today killed 19 people in an attack on a bus carrying Afghan construction workers.


Ministry spokesman Zemeri Bashary said the attack occurred in southern Kandahar Province.


Bashary said the insurgents first exploded a roadside bomb as the bus passed, then opened fire on the vehicle.


(AFP, AP, Reuters)

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