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Four children killed in two blasts in Afghanistan

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 25, 2021 9:11 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021
Four children were killed and one other suffered injuries in two explosions in Afghanistan. In the country's national capital of Kabul, a bomb struck a civilian vehicle at a busy traffic circle in Karte Parwan locality at about 4:15, causing no casualties, Qari Saeed Khosty, spokesperson for the Afghan Ministry of Interior, wrote on Twitter.

Taliban security forces have cordoned off the area for precautionary measures. The blast sent a column of thick smoke into the sky and damaged several vehicles.

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Earlier on Thursday, four children were killed and one child was wounded after some explosive remnants exploded by accident on the outskirts of Taluqan, capital of northern Takhar province, Afghanistan.

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The obvious target of the blast remained unknown and no group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. Islamic State (IS)-affiliated terrorists have staged several bomb explosions in Kabul and other places since the Taliban's takeover in mid-August.

-PTC News

 

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