SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): Four people, including two children, have been killed and a fifth wounded in two separate incidents of violence in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Monday.
Zabihullah Amani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News two uprising members were killed during a clash with militants and a third wounded in Doaba locality of Sancharak district.
Separately, two children were killed when a bomb went off near a security check-post on the Sar-i-Pul-Jwzjan highway in Imam Jafar locality.
The children were grazing their cattle when they stepped on the hidden bomb.
A week back, 11 Afghan Local Police (ALP) personal were killed during a clash with insurgents in Sabz Masjid area of Sancharak district.