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    • Villagers pray over the graves of girls who were killed by an explosion in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, December 17, 2012.
    • Villagers stand around the bodies of girls who were killed by an explosion in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, December 17, 2012.
    • A security officer stands at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, December 17, 2012.
    • Security personnel inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, December 17, 2012.

    Mine Explosion Kills 10 Afghan Girls

    Published December 17, 2012

    Afghan authorities say the girls were collecting firewood when a landmine exploded in Nangarhar. Meanwhile, the Taliban claimed responsibility for a blast in Kabul at a compound owned by a U.S. military contractor.


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