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45 dead in bus crash in Afghanistan

By Qadir Sediqi, for CNN
April 27, 2013 -- Updated 0608 GMT (1408 HKT)

(CNN) -- A bus collided with fuel tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 45 people and injuring 10, local officials said.

The incident occurred as the bus was traveling between Kandahar and Helmand provinces, governor spokesmen for both provinces said.

Children were among the victims, said a Kandahar provincial governor spokesman.

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