Several children were killed in an explosion triggered by an improvised explosive device (IED) in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The IED was planted by ISIS militants on a main highway in Shirulah area and was detonated while the children were crossing area.
The children killed were between 12-13years old.
This comes as counter-terrorism operations are underway in Haska Mina district to eliminate the ISIS militants who are attempting to expand their foothold Haska Mina and other parts of the province.
The provincial government said Sunday at least 9 ISIS militants were killed during the operations and airstrikes in Haska Mina district a day earlier.