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3 militants killed by own bombs in Helmand

3 militants killed by own bombs in Helmand

Aug 31, 2012 - 14:44

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): Three militants have been killed in two separate explosions caused by their own bombs in southern Helmand province, police said on Friday.

Two insurgents were killed in Sistan area of Marjah town when the bomb they were planting on a road went off prematurely late on Thursday night, police spokesman Farid Ahmad Farhang told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Another insurgent was killed in a similar incident the same night in the Nawa district, according Farhang, who said police arrested a fourth suspected bomb planter after the blast.

On Thursday, two policemen were shot dead by gunmen on a motorcycle in the limits of the sixth police district of Lashkargah, the provincial capital.


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