Afghanistan: Ten members of one family, including several children, killed following US drone strike in Kabul, family says

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Ten members of one Afghan family were killed following a US drone strike in Kabul, according to relatives.

The drone strike on Sunday was aimed at a vehicle carrying "a substantial amount of explosive material" and heading to Kabul airport, US officials said.

A military official said the strike had caused "significant secondary explosions".

According to relatives, the strike killed five young children - a boy and a girl aged two; a five-year-old girl; a six-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl.

Two boys, 12 and 16, were also killed along with a 36-year-old man, his 20-year-old son and his nephew, 28.

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