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4 killed in Afghanistan attack

From Masoud Popalzai, CNN
updated 4:13 AM EDT, Sat August 18, 2012
  • The bombing occurs Saturday at a market in Herat province
  • The bomb was placed under a bridge

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A bomb explosion left four people dead and 11 others injured Saturday in southwestern Afghanistan, authorities said.

The attack occurred at a market in Herat province, said Mohauddin Noori, a spokesman for the governor of the province.

The bomb was under a bridge and exploded when people started coming to the market for Eid celebrations, he said.