Afghanistan: Roadside bomb kills eight as Panetta visits

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March 14, 2012
Los Angeles Times    
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"A powerful roadside bomb incinerated a minivan in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand province Wednesday, killing eight civilians on a day that U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta was paying an unannounced visit. The midday blast took place in Marja district, where a major anti-narcotics campaign is underway." (03/14/12)

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