Topics

Armed Conflicts
Afghanistan bomb attacks kill 4 police officers, injure dozens
Afghanistan bomb attacks kill 4 police officers, injure dozens

Four police officers were killed and dozens of civilians injured Friday in three attacks, officials said, as a spate of deadly violence continued across Afghanistan. In the southern province of Helmand, a suicide bomber detonated a truck laden with explosives near a police checkpoint in the Nawzad district, killing four police officers and wounding five others, said Omar Zwak, spokesman for the provincial governor. A bomb went off inside a mosque during Friday prayers in the eastern province of Nangarhar, injuring more than 30 worshipers, according to provincial police. Seven of the injured were reportedly listed in critical condition. Taliban militants, who have taken responsibility...

Loading