Roadside Bomb Kills 17 in Afghanistan
Most of the casualties were women and children returning from a wedding
KABUL, Afghanistan—Afghan officials say 17 civilians have been killed by a roadside bomb in western Afghanistan.
Abdul Rahman Zhuwandai, a spokesman for Farah province, says the civilians killed were on a bus traveling on Friday to a wedding in Pusht Rod district.
He says most of the victims were women and children.