KABUL, Afghanistan – A roadside bomb in western Afghanistan left two civilians dead and 48 wounded, including 10 children, officials said Thursday.
The blast targeted a passing police vehicle in the city of Farah, said Mohammad Qasem Bayan, the chief of public health department for Farah province.
The attack happened in the city center near a school, Bayan said.
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The police vehicle was slightly damaged and two officers also were wounded, said Zemeri Bashary, a spokesman for the ministry of interior.
"It is the work of enemies of Afghanistan," Bashary said, suggesting the resurgent Taliban militants were behind the attack.
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