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Eight Afghan Civilians Killed By Roadside Bomb

Afghan officials say eight civilians were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan today.

Laghman provincial spokesman Faizanullah Patan says the eight people, including a woman, a child, and a groom were killed when the roadside bomb hit a civilian car in the Alingar district of the province.

Laghman Province is located in volatile eastern Afghanistan toward the border with Pakistan.

compiled from agency reports