Taliban Landmines Have Injured 5 Afghan Children in Helmand

Posted: December 6, 2012 in Daily incidents

By Mustafa Kazemi

Kabul (Afghanistan) – In the last two days 5 local national children have been injured by multiple IED bombings in southern Helmand province, ISAF says.

On Wednesday 2 children were injured in Musa Qala district and today another 3 children were injured in Sangin district.

In both cases the children were taken to ISAF military bases for help before being taken to other ISAF medical facilities for medical treatment. 

In October a UN report stated that IEDs had killed 340 civilians and wounded 599 others in the first 9 months of this year.

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(Sqn Ldr Clare Law of the RAF has contributed to this story from Forward Operating Base Leatherneck)


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