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Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 government employees; Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 government employees

Jan 16, 2020 - The Canadian Press

KABUL - A roadside bomb struck a car with Afghan government employees in southern Zabul province on Thursday, killing the driver and four passengers, officials said.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack though the provincial police spokesman, Mohammadullah Amiri, accused the Taliban of placing a mine on the road in the Shahr-e-Safa district that hit the car, which was completely destroyed in the explosion.

Last week, the Taliban claimed responsibility for a roadsi...