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One school child killed, 2 wounded in Nangarhar blast

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One school child killed, 2 wounded in Nangarhar blast

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Nov 15, 2016 - 11:46

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One child was killed while two others were wounded in landmine explosion in the Rodat district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the landmine -- planted by insurgents in Chinar village -- inflicted causalities on school students.

He said the ages of the dead and wounded children were between eight and 10 years. The injured were been evacuated to Jalalabad, the provincial capital, for treatment.

Separately, police arrested two Daesh militants in the Abdulkhel village of Achin district, police spokesman Lt. Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal said. The detainees hail from northwestern Faryab province.

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