1 student killed, 7 wounded in Logar explosion
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): One student was killed and seven others wounded as a result of an explosion in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Saturday, an official said.
The roadside explosion took place this afternoon in the Kobaran village, police chief Col. Abdul Wakil Haqyar told Pajhwok Afghan News.
He said the children were on their way to homes from schools when the explosion accrued. The children who suffered causalities are said to be five to nine years old.
After the explosion, the injured students were rushed to the hospital who are said to be in stable condition now.
Taliban have not yet spoken about the incident, but Haqyar blamed Taliban for carrying out such attacks.
Education director Akbar Stanikzai confirmed that the victims of the blast were students.
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