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Mortar explosion kills 2 kids in Nimroz

Mortar explosion kills 2 kids in Nimroz

Oct 04, 2015 - 19:17

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Two children were killed and their father and a third child wounded in a mortar explosion in Khashrud district of southwestern Nimroz province on Sunday, an official said.

Mohammad Hashim Noorzai, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place this afternoon when the father hammered the unexploded mortar.

He said the dead children were nine-year-old and the third injured and their father had been shifted to hospital and their condition was stated to be stable.

Abdul Haq, one of the victims’ relatives, said, the children found the unexploded mortar in scarp and brought it home.