Afghanistan: Two Children Killed, 10 Others Injured In Explosion In Zabul Province


t least two children were killed and 10 others sustained injuries in an explosion that took place in Zabul province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, 26 July. An official has claimed that a group of children found an object which appeared like a toy in the Mizan district at around noon (local time), Xinhua reported.

According to the official, the kids started playing with the toy when the device exploded. Abdul Hakim Hakimi, the provincial head of the public health department, said that the two bodies have been found at the site of the blast.

Hakimi stated that 10 injured children have been admitted to the hospital for treatment. Ever since the Taliban takeover, Afghanistan has been witnessing explosions. Last week, two people were killed and 28 others were injured, including five members of the Taliban, who were wounded in the bomb blast at Nangahar, as per Tolo News.

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Source: Republic World News

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