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  6/15/2014, Sivan 17, 5774

Road Bomb Kills 11, Including Afghan Election Workers

11 people were killed on Sunday in the northern Afghan province of Samangan, when a roadside bomb exploded; blowing up the bus they were riding in together. Among the victims were election workers.

"Three local IEC workers and two observers from Dr Abdullah's team were among them," Samangan's governor, Khairullah Anosh, told the Reuters news agency, referring to the Independent Election Commission and candidate Abdullah Abdullah.