Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Helmand bombing kills 10 policemen

Helmand bombing kills 10 policemen

Dec 29, 2011 - 14:18

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): At least 10 policemen were killed and seven others injured when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Helmand province, officials said on Thursday.

The massive explosion took place at around 11:30am in the Zarghoon area of Nad Ali district, Daud Ahmadi, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the vehicle of local policemen hit the roadside landmine while returning from a training centre. Since the overall security environmentinfo-icon in the district was good, the militants planted the bomb on the route used by the security personnel, Ahmadi added.

Police officer Col. Mohammad Ismail Hotak said the victims were newly trained policemen, who were yet to be deployed to any area.

As usual, the Talibaninfo-icon claimed responsibility for the attack.




Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update