Roadside bombs kill six students and wound 11 others in northeastern Afghanistan
many as six school students were killed when a roadside bomb went off in Darqad
district of the northeastern province of Takhar, local officials said. Jawad
Hijri, spokesperson for Takhar governor, told Kabul Now that the incident took
place early Saturday morning, November 02, when the students were heading to their
school in Tahiri village of Darqad district.
vulnerable Afghan children are one of the prime victim of the ongoing conflict
in Afghanistan. Reports suggest over 14000 Afghan children have been killed
between 2016 and 2018.
claimed the bomb was planted by the Taliban fighters. The Taliban group have
not commented on the incident so far.
the other hand, today, Saturday November 02, a roadside bomb wounded 11 people
in Pole Khumri city of the northeastern Baghlan province. Jawed Basharat, spokesperson
for Baghlan Police Chief, told Kabul Now that the incident occurred in Joe Naw
area of Pole Khumri.
northeaster provinces of Takhar and Baghlan are relatively insecure. The Taliban
insurgents are present in the provinces.
bomb claims Afghan lives on daily basis and in most cases the Taliban insurgents
are behind planting bomb in Afghanistan.