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An Afghan boy gives a thumbs up as he pushes a wheelbarrow through a muddy lane at a camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Image Credit: AP

Kabul: Fifteen civilians, including eight children, were killed Wednesday when their vehicle hit a land mine in northern Afghanistan, a government official said.

“At around 5pm this evening a mine planted by the Taliban terrorists hit a civilian car... killing 15 civilians and wounding two more,” said Nasrat Rahimi, an interior ministry spokesman said.