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Afghanistan: Blast kills 9 civilians

KABUL (AP) - A taxi carrying nine civilians hit a bomb buried in the road in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing everyone inside, police said.

Nangahar provincial police spokesman Ghafour Khan said the dead included a mother and her child.

The taxi was headed to a market in the district of Khogyani when the explosion ripped through the vehicle, Khan said.

No other details were immediately available.

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