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6 children injured in Kunar

6 children injured in Kunar

Jan 11, 2011 - 14:18

ASADABAD (PAN): Six children were injured when an unexploded shell detonated in the eastern province of Kunar, an official said on Tuesday.

The children were playing with the shell on Monday evening when it exploded in Qalawoon village of Narang district, the provincial police chief, Khalilullah Ziaee, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Six children, aged between eight and 14, were injured in the blast. The victims were taken to Asadabad civil hospital, he said.

Six injured people had been brought to the hospital, the head of the civil hospital, Dr. Muhammad Farooq, said.

One of the injured children was in critical condition and had been sent to Jalalabad hospital, he said.