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Afghanistan : 3 dead, 12 wounded in coordinated suicide attack

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 30 May 2018

Afghanistan : 3 dead, 12 wounded in coordinated suicide attack
Kabul, May 30: At least three people were killed and twelve others wounded in a coordinated suicide car bombing in central Logar province of Afghanistan.

Local Khaama Press quoted Provincial police spokesman Shapoor Ahmadzai as having confirmed that a group of suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on Police District#1 police station earlier on Wednesday.

 

 

Ahmadzai further added that the suicide bombers initially detonated a vehicle packed with explosives near the police station while three suicide bombers managed to enter the police station and started clashes with the security forces.

 

 

He said the suicide bombers were eliminated after a brief exchange of fire by the police forces but the blast left at least three policemen dead.

 

 

According to Ahmadzai, at least four policemen also sustained injuries after the car bomb was detonated.

 

 

At least eight civilians were also among those wounded, the provincial police spokesman Shapoor Ahmadzai added.

 

 

In the meantime, the Taliban group spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claims that the attack was carried out on a unit of the Quick Reaction Forces.

 

 

Mujahid went on to claim that the attack has left several members of the Quick Reaction Forces dead along with their commanders but the local officials rejected the Taliban claims.




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