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Bomb explodes among children playing in Afghanistan, 2 killed
Bomb explodes among children playing in Afghanistan, 2 killed

At least two Afghani children were killed and eight others were wounded in a bombing in Herat province Thursday, the Afghan Interior Ministry reported. The ministry said the bomb was planted by the Taliban and exploded among children playing outside at about 8:30 a.m. in the Gulran district of Herat. The deaths came as a report was issued by the United Nations showing that the number of children killed or injured in the Afghanistan conflict in 2013 increased 30% compared with the previous year. At least 545 children were killed and 1,149  injured in Afghanistan in 2013, the report said. The majority of casualties among children were caused by improvised explosive devices, unexploded...

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