News ID: 115080
Publish Date : 16 May 2023 - 22:46

Blast Kills 2 Children in Afghanistan

KHOST (Xinhua) – Two children were killed and two others injured as a blast rocked a house in Afghanistan’s eastern Khost province on Tuesday, provincial police spokesman Mustaghfir Garbaz said. According to the official, the blast occurred inside a house in Bahram Khil village of Ismael Khil Mandozai district at 3:00 a.m. local time, killing two children on the spot and injuring two others. Following the blast, rescue teams and security personnel reached the site and shifted the injured children to a nearby hospital, the official added. Security authorities have begun an investigation into the incident, the official further said.
In the meantime, villagers say that the blast took place inside the house of a prayer leader early Tuesday morning, killing two siblings and injuring two others.