Blast leaves three policemen dead in Jawzjan
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Three policemen were killed and four others sustained injuries when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Manjgak district of northern Jawzjan province on Thursday, an official said.
The blast ripped through the police vehicle in the afternoon in Shiekh Rad area, deputy provincial police chief, Col. Mohammad Ibrahim, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The injured cops were taken to the district civil hospital and that their condition is stable, he said.
The Taliban have asserted responsibility for the attack, with rebel spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, saying six policemen were killed.
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