Afghan children killed in police station bomb blast
At least eight children have been killed and six wounded in a bomb blast in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province.
Police in the Shirin Tagab district blamed the Taliban for planting a mine in the area, which fell into the group's control last week.
The children were playing near a police station when the explosion happened, witnesses said.
They are said to be aged between six and 12 years old.
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Afghan outlet Tolo News reports that two of the wounded have lost limbs. They were taken to hospital in a critical condition.
There has been no comment from the Taliban.