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Explosion wounds 4 in Helmand

Explosion wounds 4 in Helmand

Jun 19, 2010 - 11:18

<!--break--><p>LASHKARGHAH (PAN): Two Afghan soldiers were among four people injured in a bombing on Saturday in southern Helmand province, officials said.</p><p>The explosion took place on Saturday morning when explosives fitted on a motorcycle detonated near members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) in Kakrai area of Gharmsair district, the governor's spokesman, Daud Ahmadi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.</p><p>Two soldiers and two civilians were wounded in the blast, he added.</p><p>Taliban spokesman, Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, said one of their fighters carried out the suicide attack. He said 13 ANA soldiers and policemen were killed.</p><p>A resident of the area, Naimatullah, said he heard an explosion, but could not say if it was a blast or suicide attack.</p><p>myn/cas</p>

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