Roadside blast kills 4 children, injures 5 others in Afghanistan

# 12:12
10 May 2019

Four children were killed and five others were wounded in a landmine explosion in the northwestern Afghan province of Faryab, the TOLOnews broadcaster reported on Friday, citing the provincial police spokesman, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

The incident took place on Thursday, the TOLOnews broadcaster specified. The spokesman of Faryab police, Abdul Karim Yurish, told the broadcaster that militants had placed the bomb near a road in order to target Afghan security forces.

The age of the victims has not been specified.