SHARAN, Afghanistan -- A child lost his life and two others sustained injuries as a toy-like explosive device went off in Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province on Saturday, provincial director of information and culture Mohammad Amin Huzaifa said Sunday.
The deadly incident, according to the official, took place in Yahya Khil district on Saturday evening. The children found the toy-like device and began playing with it but it suddenly exploded, killing one and injuring two others. (Afghanistan-Blast)
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ISLAMABAD -- A total of 11 people were killed and 24 others injured in two separate road accidents in Pakistan in the last 24 hours, local media reported Sunday.
At least 10 people were killed and 20 others injured after a bus overturned and fell into a ditch in Hafizabad district of Pakistan's eastern Punjab province. (Pakistan-Road Accidents)
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ISLAMABAD -- Four people were killed and four others injured late Saturday night after gunmen opened fire at a provincial lawmaker's convoy in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, local media reported Sunday morning.
According to the reports, the armed assailants attacked the convoy led by member of the provincial assembly Liaqat Ali Khan in Maidan area of Lower Dir district of the province. The provincial lawmaker was critically wounded and hospitalized along with the other injured persons. (Pakistan-Attack-Provincial Lawmaker)
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KABUL -- Two people were confirmed dead and 22 others injured in a blast which rocked the western edge of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran said on social media.
The blast took place in Pul-e-Sokhta area of Police District 6, Zadran said. (Afghanistan-Blast)