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1 killed, 2 injured in Takhar blast

1 killed, 2 injured in Takhar blast

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Aug 21, 2013 - 20:51

TALUQAN (PANinfo-icon): A bomb blast killed a policeman and injured two others, including a civilian, in the Bangi district of northern Takhar province, police said on Wednesday.

A bomb disposal squad was busy defusing a mine when another remote- controlled bomb went off, killing a policeman and injuring an intelligence officer and a civilian.

Police spokesman Abdul Khalil Aseer told Pajhwok Afghan the injured were rushed to hospital, where doctors said they were in stable condition.

Talibaninfo-icon spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the target was the district police chief. He claimed three policemen were killed in the attack.

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