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Bomb kills 15 civilians; 12 wounded Staff Sgt. Justin Weaver

A U.S. medic from the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, keeps the sun off the face of an injured two-year-old Afghan girl Sept. 29 at Forward Operating Base Wilson. Fifteen Afghan civilians were found dead and at least 12 were wounded after an improvised explosive device exploded beneath their bus Sept. 29 on Highway 1 in the Kandahar province.

FORWARD OPERATING BASE WILSON, Afghanistan — Fifteen Afghan civilians were found dead and at least 12 were wounded after an improvised explosive device exploded beneath their bus Sept. 29 on Highway 1 in the Kandahar province.

Afghan and International Security Force partners are assessing casualties and damage. Afghan emergency medical personnel arrived quickly on the scene and supported ISAF medical staff to treat the injured casualties.


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Date Taken:09.29.2009

Date Posted:09.29.2009 02:49

Location:FORWARD OPERATING BASE WILSON, AF

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