Roadside bomb kills 8 in Afghanistan's Helmand province
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed at least eight Afghan civilians travelling in a minibus in the southern province of Helmand on Wednesday, a local government official said.
The bomb struck in the Marjah district of Helmand while travelers were on their way to the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, said Daoud Ahmadi, a spokesman for the governor.
(Reporting by Abdul Malek: Editing by Rob Taylor and Ron Popeski)