Car bomb kills more than 40 people in Afghanistan

July 15, 2014 12:18 PM

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Car bomb kills more than 40 people in Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A car bomb exploded in a busy market in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, killing more than 40 people, officials said, in what is said to be the single worst attack in the country this year.

Afghan Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Ayoub Salang said 42 people were killed and more than 30 others were wounded in the attack in the Urgon district of Paktika province. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan had different figures, stating that at least 43 civilians, including eig...

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