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Counter-terrorism officer killed in bomb attack

Counter-terrorism officer killed in bomb attack

May 11, 2012 - 17:20

SAR-I-PUL (PANinfo-icon): A senior counter-terrorism official was killed along with a security guard in a bomb attack in northern Sar-i-Pul province on Friday morning.

A knowledgeable source, who did not want to be named, confided to Pajhwok Afghan News that Mohammad Ayub was killed in the Kohistanat district.

The provincial counter-terrorism officer’s vehicle struck the roadside bomb in Pasni area on his way back to the district centre from a security patrol of the Ganjina village.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast in Kohistanat, some 85 kilometres from the provincial capital.



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