Balkh blast leaves 4 children dead
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Four children were killed in a mortar shell explosion in the Chamtal district of northern Balkh province, an official said on Sunday.
The incident took place in Naw Shahr village, where the minors were playing with a mortar shell, said a spokesman for the 303rd police zone, Lal Mohammad Ahmadzai.
Resident Asadullah said unexploded ordnance from decades of war threatened people's lives.
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