1st LD Writethru: Blast kills 9 school children in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province

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TALUQAN, Afghanistan, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) -- A bomb blast claimed the lives of nine school children in Darqad district of northern Afghanistan's Takhar province on Saturday, said a statement of the provincial police.

"The terrorists planted a mine on a road in Tahiri village and the device went off at around 09:00 a.m. local time, killing nine students of a primary school and wounding another," the statement said.

Darqad district has been the scene of fierce fighting between government forces and the Taliban fighters over the past couple of months. Enditem

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