Bomb blast kills 1, wounds 2 in southern Afghanistan

April 11, 2014 | By | Reply More

Apr 11, – A bomb blast rocked Afghanistan’s southern town of Shahjoi in Helmand province 340 km south of Kabul on Thursday, leaving one civilian dead and two others injured, deputy to provincial police chief Ghulam Jilani Farahi said.

hromedia Bomb blast kills 1, wounds 2 in southern Afghanistan intl. news2“Three innocent children were busy on a ground in Shahjoi district at 11:00 a.m. local time when they found a device and began playing but the device exploded killing one on the spot and injuring two others with one in critical condition,” Farahi told Xinhua.

He didn’t give more details.

Thousands of mines and unexploded explosive devices have been left over by foreign forces and warring factions over the past three decades in the war-torn country.

Press journalist for HRO media – Dawar Shah contributed to this report.

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