Two killed, nine injured in Afghan blast

Last Updated: Sun, Dec 09, 2012 05:10 hrs

Kabul, Dec 9 (IANS) At least two people were killed and nine others injured after a bomb exploded near an Afghan army patrol Saturday in Khost province, authorities said.

"A bomb went off near an army unit patrolling in the main bazaar in Bak district at around 12.08 p.m., killing two innocent civilians and injuring five civilians and four army personnel," Xinhua quoted a provincial government statement as saying.

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