At least 15 people, including women and children, were also injured during a snowstorm, a landslide in the central province of Bamiyan
Heavy snowfall and avalanches have killed at least four children in Afghanistan's central Daikundi province, officials said.
Officials told Anadolu news agency that the incident took place in the Keti area of the central highlands, when students from a religious school were caught in a severe blizzard.
According to Assadullah Sarwari, head of the provincial disaster management department, the children were heading to their school in an Islamic seminary. Sarvari told Anadolu that a rescue team had been sent to the area.
15 people, including women and children, were injured in the neighboring province of Bamiyan, where major transport routes have been closed since Friday.
According to the local daily 8AM News, the incident took place in the Yaka Olang area, where several houses were damaged by heavy snow.
A day earlier, the National Disaster Management Agency announced the reopening of the key Salang highway after several days of closure due to heavy snow. This main artery connects all northern provinces with the capital Kabul.