Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Landmine blast kills 3 children in Kandahar

Security & Crime


Landmine blast kills 3 children in Kandahar

Aug 02, 2018 - 15:00

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three children were killed and two others, including a man, injured in a landmine blast on a motorcycle in the Arghistan district of southern Kandahar province on Thursday, an official said.

Police Spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the people were travelling on a motorbike when struck a landmine.

He said police arrived at the site of the blast and evacuated the injured people to the hospital.

Since Wednesday, it was the second incident of landmine blast in the district.

Earlier, three persons of a family were killed and as many injured when a vehicle struck by a landmine blast.

Arghistan district situated to the southwest of the country sharing 100 kilometre of the Durand Lineinfo-icon with Pakistaninfo-icon and often witnessed instability and violence. Talibaninfo-icon have strong presence in the district.



Related Article

Add new comment



Twitter Update