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Helmand: Roadside Blast Kills 7 Civilians, Injures 3 Others

Kabul (December 24, 2017): A roadside bomb has killed seven civilians in the southern Helmand province.

Foreign news agency quoting Haji Salam Khan, a provincial council member, said that seven civilians died and three others were wounded in the blast. Omar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, confirmed the attack but did not provide a toll.

No one immediately claimed responsibility. The Taliban have a strong and growing presence in the area.

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