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Afghanistan: Five policemen killed in Kunar blast Explosion
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Afghanistan: Five policemen killed in Kunar blast

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 13 Feb 2021, 12:53 pm

Kabul, February 13: At least five policemen were killed in a blast in Afghanistan's Kunar province on Friday night, local media reports said quoting provincial council member Din Mohammad.

The blast, which targetted a police vehicle, took place in the province's Chapa Dara district.

Among the deceased was Feroz, a police commander.

In a separate attack, at least seven policemen were injured after a car bomb exploded on Saturday morning in Kandahar province's Arghandab district.

The information was provided by Farid Mashal, the provincial police chief.

According to him, a school and several local buildings were damaged in the explosion.

In a second separate incident, one that took place in Jalalabad, three civilians sustained injuries in a roadside bomb blast, police reports said.

The explosion targetted a police vehicle, however, the three injured were civilians, Nangarhar police said.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks so far.