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Eight dead from roadside bomb attack in Kabul

Musadeq Sadeq / AP

A damaged bus which was hit by a remote control bomb is lifted by a crane on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 7. A militant detonated a remote-control bomb Tuesday morning, killing at least eight Afghan civilians who were traveling in a bus just northwest of the Afghan capital, police said.

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Inside the wrecakge of a passanger van after it hit a roadside bomb blast in Paghman, district of Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 7. The bomb placed on a bridge in Paghman district of Kabul province targeted a civilian minibus in which eight people were killed and seven others were injured.

From AP: KABUL, Afghanistan — A militant detonated a remote-control bomb Tuesday morning, killing at least eight Afghan civilians who were traveling in a bus just northwest of the Afghan capital, police said.

The bomb was placed under a bridge and was detonated when the bus traveled over the span, said Mohammad Zahir, the criminal director for Kabul police. Continue reading this story here.