At least 35 killed in Afghanistan highway explosion


At least 35 people have been killed after an explosion hit a bus traveling on a highway in Afghanistan.

According to local officials, 17 people have also been injured.

The blast happened in the Farah province on a road connecting the provincial capitals of Herat and Kandahar.

Police say the bomb was planted by Taliban insurgents in a bid to target Afghan and foreign security forces.

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