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2 ALP officials killed in Logar suicide attack

2 ALP officials killed in Logar suicide attack

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Aug 18, 2014 - 19:13

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel were killed in a suicide attack in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province on Monday, the district chief said.

Engr. Muhammad Rahim Amin told Pajhwok Afghan News the two policemen on a motorbike were attacked by a suicide bomber, leaving them dead on the spot.

He said the attack took place in Qadir Kala locality at around 4:30 pm. Din Muhammad Darwesh, the governor’s spokesman, also confirmed the attack.

Khalilullah Kamal, the Charkh district chief, said a group of militants stormed the district headquarters building and the firefight lasted several hours.

One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was wounded in the gunbattle, he added. Talibaninfo-icon have not yet commented on the incidents.

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