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Road side bomb kills 7 in Afghanistan

By Qadir Sediqi, for CNN
updated 10:07 AM EDT, Wed April 17, 2013

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A road side bomb killed seven civilians and wounded four others Wednesday in western Afghanistan's Herat province, police said.

The civilians were on a truck headed to the center of the Shindand district in the province, said Herat police spokesman Noor Khan Nekzad.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast, but officials blamed Taliban militants.

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