According to sources on the ground at least 25 children were among the estimated 50 civilians injured following a car bomb attack in Ghazni province today (Sunday, July 07, 2019). The children have been admitted to hospital, many with severe injuries to the head, neck or chest. Doctors tell us they are treating serious shrapnel wounds. The children were in school when the incident occurred. Their classroom was close the scene of the attack.
In a separate landmine explosion in Ghor province six children were also killed and one other injured.