August 25, 2009 / 5:09 PM / 10 years ago

30 killed, 57 wounded by Afghan car bomb

KABUL, Aug 25 (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed and 57 wounded, all civilians, by a massive car bomb that exploded in the southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar, the governor of the province said.

The blast happened shortly after dusk, when Afghans were breaking their fast during the Muslim month of Ramadan. (For more Reuters coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan, see: here)






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