In Afghanistan, eight children died in an explosion

Security forces block the main road at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2018. Afghan officials said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in Kabul. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

AFGHANISTAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) — At least eight children were killed in a bomb blast in Ghazni province in southwestern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported, citing national security forces.

The incident occurred at 8.00 in the area of ​​Mukur. According to the press service of the provincial government, eight children died in the blast, two more children were injured.

It is reported that during the game, the children accidentally triggered an improvised explosive device planted by the militants of the radical Taliban movement.

On Friday, four children were killed and five were injured in a land mine explosion in the province of Faryab in northwestern Afghanistan.

In Afghanistan, there is a confrontation between government forces and militants of the radical Taliban movement, which previously captured a large area in rural areas of the country and launched an offensive against major cities. Afghanistan’s National Defense and Security Forces conduct joint counter-terrorism operations throughout the country.


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