Landmine killed civiliansFive children who were playing close to landmine embraced martyrdom after they pulled the wire attached to it in western Farah province.

Sayed Luqman Guhrik, district governor of Shirin Tagab district says the incident took place Shor Darya area late Sunday.

He put the responsibility of the lost of innocent children’s lives on Taliban saying “They plant landmines and kill people”

However Taliban have not commented on the report yet.

This happens a day after another landmine explosion put an end to the lives of 7 civilians in eastern Kunar province.

Taliban planted landmines are killing/disabling hundreds of civilians every year as the UNAMA expressed its deepest concern in the increase of civilian casualties because of the IEDs beside the ground engagements.

Current year is at the top in the list of others in recorded civilian casualties by UN in Afghanistan.


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