A deadly explosion killed or wounded at least 26 civilians including many children in Spin Boldak district of Kandahar.
The local security officials said an Improvised Explosive Device went off in Spin Boladak earlier today.
The officials further added that the explosion killed 3 children and wounded 23 other civilians including 6 children.
Meanwhile, the Provincial Government Media office in a statement said the IED was planted in motorcycle which the militants detonated among the civilians in a crowded in Ganj area.
No individual or group including Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility for the explosion.
Today’s incident took place hours before UNAMA released its latest report regarding civilian casualties.
According to UNAMA, the conflict inflicted casualties on 3,812 civilians including many children during the first half of 2019.