Afghanistan

At Least 17 Killed By Roadside Bomb in Afghanistan

Ten from the same family

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At least 17 people including women and children have been killed by a roadside bomb in in western Afghanistan, officials have told the BBC.

Ten of the dead were members of the same family, police said.

Police told the AP news agency that the bomb in Herat province had been placed near a trailer being pulled by a motorcycle to transport civilians.