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    Nangarhar blast injures border policemen

    JALALABAD (PAN): Three border police officials were injured in a roadside bombing in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday, officials said.

    The explosion occurred at 10am when a remote-controlled bomb exploded near a border police vehicle in the Tarili area of Chaparhar district.

    A border police commander, Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, told Pajhwok Afghan News three policemen were injured and their vehicle damaged.

    A suspect, detained with a small battery and a remote-controlled device, was under interrogation, he said.

    Initially, the suspect managed to flee, but was arrested later by border police, said the Chaparhar district chief, Mashooq.

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