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Seven children killed in mortar blast in Afghanistan

Updated : Monday, 15 April 2019, 10:46:15 AM
Seven children were killed and 10 others injured on Sunday by a mortar shell they found
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KUWAITCITY/AFGHANISTAN(IAMINKUWAIT) : Seven children were killed and 10 others injured on Sunday by a mortar shell they found in eastern Afghanistan, according to official and medical sources.

"At around 5 pm (1230 GMT), seven children were killed and 10 others wounded by an unexploded ordnance (UXO) that they found in the town of Mehtarlam in the state of Luqman," a spokesman for the governor of Luqman province, Asadullah Dulzai, told AFP.

The spokesman said all victims were under the age of 15, announcing the opening of an investigation to uncover the circumstances and circumstances in which the children found the shell.

The official at the state hospital Abdul Maorouf Jalili received seven bodies and 10 wounded, all children.

Courtesy : alraimedia.com

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