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Afghanistan: Twin blasts strike city of Herat

At least five people were killed and about 30 wounded after twin bomb blasts struck the Afghan city of Herat.

The fatalities occurred after a roadside bomb in the centre of the city, which is not far from the western border with Iran.

The BBC's Quentin Somerville in Kabul describes the situation in Herat.

  • 30 May 2011
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