3 policemen killed in Balkh blast
MAZAR SHARIF (PAN): Three policemen were killed in a roadside blast in the Chamtal district of northern Balkh province on Wednesday, an official said.
The incident took place in the Arab Mazari area where a police vehicle struck the roadside bomb, the province police chief, Brig. Gen. Abdur Rauf Taj, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said the landmine -- planted by the movement's fighters -- killed four policemen and destroyed their vehicle.
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