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13 Dead, 50 Hurt in Afghanistan Explosion

A bomb attached to a bicycle killed at least 13 people, most of them children, on a road regularly used by U.S. troops in this southern city Tuesday, underlining the violence still plaguing Afghanistan two years after the fall of the Taliban. More than 50 people were wounded in the blast, which officials said may have been targeting U.S. troops or the provincial governor, whose motorcade was about to pass that way. An Associated Press reporter saw wrecked bicycles, blood and shattered glass from a passing truck strewn across the street in the east of the city, which was quickly sealed off by dozens of Afghan and U.S. soldiers. Full Story

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