Logar landmine blast claims lives of 5 NDS operatives
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Five personnel of National Directorate of Security (NDS) were killed in a roadside explosion in the Charkh district of central Logar province on Thursday, an official said.
The incident took place before noon on the outskirts of Charkh district, Salim Saleh, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
NDS officials’ vehicle struck a landmine when they were on their way to Charkh district centre to join forces in fight against rebels.
Taliban have not yet commented about the incident, but the group launched a group attack on the district centre of Charkh leaving two security officials dead and three others wounded. Seven assailants were eliminated and 14 others hurt in the early morning attack.
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