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ISAF soldier, interpreter injured in blast

ISAF soldier, interpreter injured in blast

Jun 14, 2011 - 14:05

SAR-I-PUL (PANinfo-icon): An international soldier and his Afghan interpreter were injured in a roadside bombing in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, official said on Tuesday.

The incident took place on Monday night, when a military vehicle of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) struck the roadside bomb in the Bandar Sancharak district on the outskirts of Sar-i-Pul City.

Provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Asadullah Sherzad, told Pajhwok Afghan News the injured people were taken to a healthinfo-icon facility of the foreign soldiers.

Windowpanes of nearby houses and shops were smashed by the heavy explosion, a resident of the area, Ghulam Sakhi, 28, said.

Foreign troops cordoned off the area after the blast.


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