Afghanistan: 3 policemen killed in blast in Kandahar province
Kabul, Nov 21 (IBNS): A roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province left at least three policemen killed, media reports said.
The blast took place on the Kandahar-Uruzgan highway in Urdobagh area of Shawali Kot district late on Tuesday, the governor’s spokesman was quoted as saying by Pajhwok Afghan News.
Aziz Ahmad Azizi told Pajhwok Afghan News that Kandahar City’s second security battalion commander Sidiqullah was killed along with two subordinates when their vehicle struck the hidden bomb.
He told the Afghanistan-based news agency that another two policemen were wounded in the bombing that followed a clash between the Taliban and the police, but the police suffered no casualties in the clash.