Mine Blast Kills 1 In Afghanistan's Ghazni

(MENAFN- Khaama Press) At least one person was killed after a mine from a past war exploded in Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province, officials said on Thursday.

An explosive device left over from previous conflicts exploded on Wednesday afternoon as a farmer was working in his farmland in Asghar Khil village of Moqar district, killing on the spot, the provincial official said.

In a similar incident in Wardak province of Afghanistan, three children were killed and another injured on Monday.

The children were killed and injured in two separate incidents in Wardak province. The first incident occurred on Sunday afternoon in Sayed Abad when three kids discovered an explosive device that resembled a toy. According to a province official, the device burst, killing two children on the spot and injuring another one.

In recent years, unexploded bombs from earlier conflicts have been discovered all around the country, killing and injuring men, women, and even children.

Due to the country's four decades of conflict, it is littered with mines and unexploded bombs from around the globe, which claim the lives of hundreds of people each month, including children.

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