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Grenade blast claims 2 lives, wounds 5 others in Badakhshan

FAIZABAD: A hand grenade went off killing at least two children and injuring five others in the country’s northern province of Badakhshan, the provincial Directorate of Information and Culture said the other day. “As a result of a hand grenade explosion, two children have lost their lives and five others wound- ed in Tagab district of Badakhshan province,” said the directorate in a statement. The incident happened when a hand grenade detonated, after the children were carrying them together with scrap metals for sale, said the statement quoting Mahzuddin Ahmadi, the director, as saying. Unexploded ordnances and remnants of wars, are often taking the lives of civilians, mostly children in some parts of the country. The Islamic Emirate has said it was committed to collect mines and unexploded devices all over the country.

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.