Afghanistan Blast: A child was killed and another injured in a bomb blast on Sunday (May 21) in Diak district of eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan. This blast happened when two children, who were 9 and 12 years old. They both found a bomb and were trying to take it home.
An Afghan regional official said the bomb exploded suddenly, killing one child instantly and seriously injuring another, Khama Press reported.
Blast due to finding a live bomb
The reason for this blast was that many bombs were left lying around during the ongoing civil war in Afghanistan before the Taliban took over. are found in the area, which get blasted due to not being deactivated. Because of this, such incidents happen regularly in Afghanistan. Earlier, two sisters were killed in a similar incident in Nangarhar region of Afghanistan.
According to Khama Press report, three children of the same family were killed in an incident on May 9 in the southern province of Kandahar. The incident took place in the Haji Aziz neighborhood of Kandahar city when children found a bomb that had gone unexploded during previous battles. The blast took place in the mine when the siblings were playing, killing all three.
Demining gaining support
In recent years, many unexploded bombs from past wars have been found across the country, killing men, women and even children. Is. Many people are getting injured due to this. Australia, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Sweden, the United States, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UNHCRF) have agreed to prevent such incidents and prevent demining. International organizations including CERF) have contributed. According to Khama Press, demining has been gaining support in the country since last November.
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