Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Afghanistan: Takhar blast kills 9 children

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A planted landmine exploded in Takhar province of Afghanistan on Saturday, left 9 children dead when they were walking to school.

The Ministry of Interior confirms the news.  Another child was wounded in the blast, the ministry said.

The blast occurred in Darqad district in the northeastern province of Takhar.

Darqad has recently witnessed heavy clashes between security forces and the Taliban.

The incident happened at around 9am on Saturday morning when the students were going to school, the statement said.

According to the police spokesman, the deceased children are between the ages of nine and 12 and four of them belong to the Taliban family.

Taliban spokesmen, on the other hand, were not immediately available for comment.


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