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Civilians killed in Afghan bombings

Two separate roadside bombings have killed 10 Afghan civilians on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

The local government in Paktika province said in a statement that one blast occurred around midday on Saturday, when a vehicle struck a bomb on a road in Barmal district near the Pakistan border.

The statement said two women and four men were killed, while another nine civilians were wounded.

Then a car hit a bomb in northern Kunduz province on Sunday night.

Regional police spokesman Lal Mohammad Ahmadzia said four people were killed in that blast, including two children and one woman.

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