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8 teachers among 16 injured in Logar blast

8 teachers among 16 injured in Logar blast

Jun 25, 2013 - 15:23

PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Eight teachers, four students and as many local policemen were injured in a car suicide bombing in central Logar province on Tuesday, officials said.

The suicide attack took place at a time when students and teachers of Shaheed Farooq High School were going home, the educationinfo-icon department spokesman, Shahpoor Arab, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said two of the eight wounded teachers and two students were in critical condition.

The incident occurred at 2pm when a suicide bomber crashed his explosives-laden car into a wall of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) headquarters, injuring the commander, Sabz Ali, and three of his subordinates, security official said on condition of anonymity.

A Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying two local police commanders were among 27 policemen killed in the bombing.



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