This Article is From Dec 17, 2012

Landmine kills 10 Afghan girls: officials

Landmine kills 10 Afghan girls: officials
Kabul: Ten young girls were killed when a landmine exploded on Monday while they were collecting firewood in eastern Afghanistan's Nanagahar province, officials said.

The girls, aged between nine and 11, died when one of them accidentally struck the old mine with an axe, Chaparhar district Governor Mohammad Sediq Dawlatzai told AFP.