Herat blast kills ISAF soldier, injures 2
The blast happened at around 8 am inside a police training centre in the district, police spokesman for western zone, Col. Abdur Rauf Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News.
He said one foreign soldier was killed and two others injured, but unsure what triggered the explosion.
Acting district chief of Adraskan, Subhan Rostayee, said a trainee policeman threw a hand grenade by mistake during training that led to the casualties.
An Italian soldier was killed and two others injured in the blast and the injured were in critical condition, he added.
ISAF in a statement said they are aware of the incident at a training facility in Heart and were probing the case. ISAF also acknowledged the killing of one of their soldiers in western Afghanistan.
But it did not reveal further details.
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