Bomb kills 15 civilians; 12 wounded

1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment
Story by Staff Sgt. Justin Weaver

Date: 09.29.2009
Posted: 09.29.2009 02:49
News ID: 39400
Bomb kills 15 civilians; 12 wounded

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.