Children Killed in Afghan Suicide Bombing

Car exploded as children walked to school nearby
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Dec 28, 2008 7:43 AM CST
A British soldier with the International Security Assistant Force patrols in Kabul, Afghanistan.   (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
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(Newser) – Five young children and three other people were killed early today when a suicide bomber attacked a voter registration site in southeastern Afghanistan, reports CNN. Some 15 of the 50 people wounded were children walking to school when the bomber's car exploded. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.