At least two children were killed and two others wounded when a rocket landed in a civilian house in Shahjoi district in the southern Zabul province on Thursday evening, local officials confirmed on Friday.
The rocket was shelled by the Taliban, Zabul Police Chief Mirwais Noorzai said.
Meanwhile, he said that at least three Taliban fighters were killed and two others were wounded in a clash with government forces in the district.
According to him, a civilian was killed by unknown armed men in another incident in Qalat city, Zabul’s capital on Thursday.
He said the attackers managed to escape following the attack.