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.

5 policemen dead in Farah explosion, Laghman firefight

5 policemen dead in Farah explosion, Laghman firefight

Apr 28, 2016 - 12:16

FARAH CITY/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Five policemen have been killed and three others wounded in separate incidents in western Farah and eastern Laghman provinces, officials said on Thursday.

Two border policemen were killed and three others injured in a roadside bombing on Wednesday evening in the Gast area of the Pusht-i-Koh district of Farah, said the administrative head of the town.

Ezzatullah Ezzat told Pajhwok Afghan News the casualties occurred when a border police vehicle patrolling Gast area struck a bomb placed beneath a culvert.

Separately, three policemen were killed during a clash with Talibaninfo-icon. The firefight erupted after a rogue policeman facilitated the rebels, police spokesman 2nd Lt. Shafiullah Afghanyar said.

The policeman joined the Taliban after the incident, he confirmed. There is no word yet from the insurgent movement.



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