Killing and wounding of 9 children during an explosion in Faryab
Reporter: Mohamad din Agharkhail
Security officials in Faryab report the deaths and injuries of nine children due to an explosion of a minefield in Dawlat Abad district of the province.
“The incident occurred when the children were busy drenching their herds in the area of Dawlatabad district, but unfortunately, they encountered an armed opposition land mine which was in placed in the area where these kids took their animals, but unfortunately this mine blows up. As a result of this incident, four of these kids were killed and five others were wounded,” said Abdul Karim Yoresh, spokesman for the Faryab police command.
Mr. Yoresh also added: “This mine, which was embedded by the Taliban for targeting the country’s security and defense forces, unfortunately, took the lives of those kids and they become a victim of the Shepherd children.