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Bomb Kills 5 Afghan Soldiers In Western Province


Five Afghan soldiers have been killed by a roadside bomb in the western province of Herat.

Local officials said the soldiers were killed on October 19 when their army truck struck a home-made bomb.

No one has claimed responsibility but similar attacks in the past have been blamed on the Taliban.

The attack took place in Pashtun Zarghun district.

compiled from agency reports
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