Afghan Girl Tricked Into Carrying Bomb, Officials Say

06/26/2011 07:47 pm ET | Updated Aug 26, 2011
  • ALISSA J. RUBIN nytimes.com

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Insurgents tricked an 8-year-old girl in a remote area of central Afghanistan into carrying a bomb wrapped in cloth that they detonated remotely when she was close to a police vehicle, the Afghan authorities said Sunday.

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