Seven policemen killed in Afghanistan after bomb explosion
Monday, May 31, 2010
At least seven policemen were killed in northeastern Afghanistan yesterday, according to reports, after a bomb went off near a police patrol vehicle.
The incident occurred in thedistrict within the province of , considered to be the least violent province in the country.
Another policeman was injured, and subsequently evacuated to a provincial hospital; deputy provincial governor Shams-Ul Rahman Shams said his condition is apparently critical. Afghan Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for the attack.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident, an Afghan army convoy full of soldiers struck upon another roadside bomb in, killing a further three people.
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