Nine Children Killed in Explosion in Takhar

At least nine school children were killed and another one injured in an explosion in Darqad district of Takhar province, local officials confirmed.

The children were on their way to school when the incident took place, Abdul Khalil Aseer, spokesman of Takhar Police said.

Takhar police say Taliban maintains a strong presence in the district.

However, the militant group did not immediately comment on the bombing.

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