According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, Taliban militants on Saturday attacked an Afghan police officer in this province killing his two children.
Provincial intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) Chief Syed Amirshah Sadat confirmed the report and blamed Taliban militants group for the attack.
He said Taliban militants attacked the police officer near his house late Satruday evening and killed the two sons of the Afghan police officer.
Mr. Sadat said the police officer who lost his two children is working in the municipality department of the eastern Ghazni city.
In the meantime provincial hospital officials said the dead bodies of the two children including a 10 year old girl and 16 year old boy were taken to the hospital following the incident.
Taliban militants group yet to commment regarding the incident.