Taliban attack wounds 4 children in E Afghanistan

15:52, March 02, 2010      

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Taliban attack in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province wounded four children, police said Tuesday.

"The Taliban rebels fired rockets but the weapons hit a residential area outside provincial capital Assadabad last night injuring four innocent children," provincial police chief Khalilullah Ziae told Xinhua.

He did not provide more information.

On the other hand, six Taliban militants, according to officials laid down their arms and joined the government in Lalpor district of the neighboring Nangarhar province on Monday.

Taliban militants who have intensified their activities and carried out three suicide attacks and roadside bombings in southern region on Monday have not made comment on injuring children and surrounding their comrades in east Afghanistan.

Source: Xinhua
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