4 Children dead in Zabul roadside explosion
QALAT (Pajhwok): Four Children have been killed and one wounded as a result of explosion in the Shajoy district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Saturday.
Wazir Mohammad Jawadi, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place Friday afternoon in Tazi locality.
He said the children were playing at the roadside when the planted mine went off, adding that the Taliban had planted the mine to target security forces.
Separately, a man and a woman had been killed over having illegal relationships. According to Jawadi the slain woman husband were among the assailants who killed the couple. Police have arrested few suspects in connection to the incident.
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