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Pul-i-Alam blast leaves 1 dead, 5 injured

Pul-i-Alam blast leaves 1 dead, 5 injured

Oct 11, 2013 - 13:57

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): One public order policeman was killed and five others, including two womeninfo-icon, were injured when a bomb-rigged motorcycle went off in the capital of central Logar province on Friday, an official and witnesses said.

The blast took place in front of a Kabul Bank branch in Pul-i-Alam around 10am, the governor’s spokesman, Din Mohammad Darwish, said. The explosives had been planted on a motorcycle parked in front of the bank, he said.

The blast killed one public order police and injured three others, he said. But witnesses said two women were also injured in the blast.

The injured policemen had been shifted to a healthinfo-icon facility of the public order police in the city.

A doctor at the main hospital in Pul-i-Alam, Samiullah, confirmed they had been delivered two injured women from the scene, saying their injuries were not life-threatening.

There has been no claim of responsibility for the explosion.



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