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Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 19:11
Afghanistan car bomb attack: 7 dead, 43 wounded
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Afghan officials say a Taliban truck bomb targeting senior provincial officials killed at least 7 civilians and wounded 43 in the southern Helmand Province.

Deputy Provincial Governor Mohammad Jan Rasolyar said the truck bomb exploded in the provincial capital, Laskar Gah, near a compound that houses the governor, the head of the provincial council, and the deputy provincial police chief.

A senior police officer who declined to be named confirmed the attack and casualties.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack through their official Twitter account.
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