Explosive remnants of war kill 9 Afghan children


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(VOA) Officials in Afghanistan said Monday at least nine young students were killed and four wounded when an explosive remnant of war accidentally detonated outside a school in eastern Nangarhar province.

The provincial governor’s office said in a statement the incident in Lalpur district occurred when an old mortar shell in possession of a corn seller exploded as he tried to remove the dust off it.

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Published: Monday, January 10, 2022

Last Updated: Monday, January 10, 2022

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