[Posted at 9:50 a.m. ET] Sixteen people, including 11 children, were killed when their bus ran over a landmine Tuesday in Afghanistan's Herat province, according to a spokesman for the Herat police, Noorkhan Nikzad.
Also among the dead are four women, Nikzad said, and at least four civilians were injured.
The civilian minibus struck the mine in Herat's Shendand district while returning from a wedding party with 20 people aboard, he said. Taliban militants are believed to have planted the mines, he said.Â Â Â Â
[Posted at 8:59 a.m. ET] Sixteen people, including 11 children, were killed after their bus ran over a land mine explosion Tuesday in the Herat province of Afghanistan, according to a spokesman for the Herat police, Noorkhan Nikzad.
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