Civilian among 5 killed in separate security incidents
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two Afghan security forces, as many militants and a civilian have been killed and many others wounded in separate security incidents in different parts of the country during the past 24 hours, officials said Thursday.
Four policemen and two children wounded when a roadside bomb went off in Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital of central Logar province, today morning.
Governor’s Spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish said the incident took place when a magnet bomb attached to the police ranger went off.
Elsewhere, an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier and a civilian were killed and four other soldiers wounded in an explosion in Shajoy district of southern Zabul province.
District Chief Malak Ali said the blast took place when an explosives-rigged motorcycle went off in the district centre on Wednesday evening.
Ali added an ANA soldier and a civilian were killed and four soldiers injured in the incident.
Taliban Spokesman Qari Yousuf claimed inflecting casualties on four Afghan forces in Shajoy blast.
Separately, an Afghan Local Police (ALP) member and two militants were killed and four others injured during a clash in Berot area of Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province.
District chief, 2nd Lt. Nazar Mohammad confirmed the death of an ALP and two militants in the clash and said two other rebels wounded in the firefight.
He added that 20 roadside bombs placed by militants were also defused during an operation.
Taliban have not commented on any incidents as of yet.
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