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Wedding-bound minibus bombed in Afghanistan; 20 dead

By Qadir Sediqi, CNN
October 27, 2013 -- Updated 2323 GMT (0723 HKT)
Hospital staff treat wounded children after a bomb struck a bus coming from a wedding in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Oct 27, 2013.
Hospital staff treat wounded children after a bomb struck a bus coming from a wedding in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Oct 27, 2013.

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 20 people on their way to a wedding were killed on Sunday in a roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan, a local official told CNN.

The incident occurred in the Andar district of Ghazni province. Fourteen women and a child were among the dead and five other people were injured.

Nabi Jan, spokesman for the Ghazni provincial governor, said the bomb struck a minibus carrying people to the wedding. Jan accused Taliban militants of the bombing. No one has claimed responsibility.

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