Afghan security personnel inspect the site of a bombing attack in Kabul. AP
A suspected rickshaw bomb killed at least 15 civilians, including 11 children, on Friday at the Holy Quran recitation ceremony in central Afghanistan, officials said.
Initial information suggested that explosives were placed in a rickshaw in a district of Ghazni province, interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said. At least 20 people were wounded.
Most of the victims in Friday's attack were under 18 years old, Wahidullah Jumazada, spokesman for the provincial governor of Ghazni, said.
Killings by small, magnetic bombs placed under vehicles have unnerving Afghan officials, activists and journalists, who blame the Taliban for the attacks.
At least 10 government officials and aides have been killed by "sticky bombs" in recent weeks, mostly in the capital, Kabul.
Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies, their mothers from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders.
Deadly violence has been taking a heavy toll on civilians in Afghanistan despite the ongoing peace negotiations and that’s not acceptable. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has in its latest report stated that more civilians were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces in the first half of this
The military has said it struck what it thought was an extremist with the Daesh group's Afghanistan affiliate who might imminently detonate a bomb near the Kabul airport, where a hurried evacuation was still under way.
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