The Hindu, April 17, 2007
Three children killed in blast in Afghanistan (Video Clip)
The school shares a compound with a military base in the city of Herat
Kabul: An old artillery shell exploded outside a school compound in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing three children and wounding four others, an official said.
The blast occurred at a school which shares a compound with a military base in the city of Herat, said Noor Khan Nekzad, a spokesman for provincial police chief.
An initial investigation suggested that the blast was accidental and was set off by children playing near the buried device, Nekzad said. - AP
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