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Four children killed as rocket tip explodes in Afghanistan

Updated: Jul 17, 2016 17:52 IST

Kabul, July 17 (ANI): At least four children were killed and three others wounded after a rocket tip which they were playing exploded in Afghanistan's Baghlan province.

The incident took place in the Baghlan's Pul-e-Khumri yesterday.

The officials in Baghlan hospital confirmed the casualties and said the wounded children are in a stable condition, reports Tolo News.

The officials, however, did not give any details about the blast.

The incident comes after a new report published by Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) revealed that civilian casualties in the country increased by 17 percent. (ANI)