Afghan police die in Helmand attack

Police are killed by bomber travelling on foot near Lashkar Gah.

    The police were travelling in a private vehicle [AFP]

    A Taliban spokesman, Yousuf Ahmadi, said his organization carried out the attack.
     
    On Tuesday, another suicide attacker blew up a car bomb inside a district police compound in southwestern Nimroz province, killing two policemen and wounding five.
     
    In eastern Kunar province, a truck supplying fuel to Nato troops hit a roadside bomb that killed the Afghan driver on Thursday, a statement from Nato's International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said.
     
    No Nato service members were hurt in that attack.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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