Afghan roadside bomb hits bus killing 9: officials

A roadside bomb in Afghanistan exploded under a bus on Monday, killing nine people and wounding at least 22 people in an attack by suspected Taliban militants, officials said.

"Today at around 8:00 am an IED (improvised explosive device) hit a bus," Attaullah Khogyani, the governor's spokesman in Wardak province, southwest of Kabul, told AFP.

"At least 22 people are wounded and nine others, including a woman, are dead."
 

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