Balkh blast kills 3 policemen
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Three policemen were killed in a roadside bombing in the northern province of Balkh, officials said on Monday.
The bomb was placed beneath a small bridge in Arzan Kar area of Charboldak district and exploded as the police vehicle passed by on Sunday night, police spokesman, Sher Jan Durani, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The vehicle was destroyed and parts of the vehicle scattered around the area, a resident of the Charboldak district, Syed Rasul, said.
Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed they attacked a police checkpoint in Arzan Kar area, killing four policemen, including a commander, Jan Mohammad, and injuring three others
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