Children among 10 killed as Taliban IED goes off in KHost province

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion killed ten civilians including children in South-eastern Khost province of Afghanistan.

Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior confirmed that the bomb went off at around 5 am local time in Alisher district of Khost province on Tuesday.

Rahimi further added that the explosion killed civilians including 5 men, 3 children and 2 women.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far but Rahimi blamed the group for planting the roadside bomb which killed the civilians.

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Source: Khaama Press