KABUL, Afghanistan 

At least 15 civilians were killed in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province bordering Tajikistan on Tuesday in a land mine blast allegedly planted by the Taliban, an official confirmed. 

The incident took place in the Imam Saheb district when a passenger car hit a land mine planted by Taliban insurgents, killing 15 civilians, including eight women and two children, and injuring two others, said Nusrat Rahimi, Interior Ministry spokesman.

The civilians were on their way from neighboring Khan Abad to attend a wedding in Imam Saheb when their car hit the land mine in Aaey Kham Chaal in the

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