June 3rd, 2013
07:20 AM ET

10 kids, 2 soldiers killed in Afghan suicide bombing

Ten schoolchildren and two soldiers with NATO's International Security Assistance Force were killed Monday in a bombing in Afghanistan, officials said.

A police officer was also killed when a suicide bomber attacked a bazaar in Afghanistan's eastern Paktia province, the Afghan Interior Ministry said.

The assailant, who was on a motorbike, detonated a device in the main bazaar of the Samkanai district, Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.

At least 16 others were wounded, Sediqqi said.

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  1. saywhat

    Wish that could happen @JAYVIN.

    June 4, 2013 at 10:12 am | Report abuse |
  2. Private personal training Long Island

    Children should never be killed in such horrific way, breaks my heart.

    January 23, 2014 at 4:41 pm | Report abuse |
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