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PublishDate: Monday, February 6, 201212:29

A child killed, 3 others wounded in Uruzgan blast

The children aged 4-12 were from the same family, district police chief said.

The incident took place on Sunday evening when an explosives-packed motorcyle went off in the Nawabad village of Dehrawood district, the police spokesman, Farid Aail, told Pajhwok Afghan News reported.  

The target of the blast was police, but there was no policeman at the time of explosion, he said. A child was killed and three others were wounded, he said, adding the injured were taken to nearby hospital.

The children aged 4-12 years were from the same family, district police chief, 1st Lt. Omar Khan, said.

No one has so far claimed responsilbity for the explosion

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