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Policeman among 4 dead in Kandahar suicide bombing

Policeman among 4 dead in Kandahar suicide bombing

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Feb 19, 2015 - 15:15

KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Four persons, including a policeman, were killed and ten others wounded on Thursday in a suicide bombing in the Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province, an official said.

Zia Durrani, police spokesperson, told Pajhwok Afghan News the attack took place around 1: 00 pm in the main district’s bazaar.

A huge blast jolted the area causing injuries among civilians, which was followed by firefight between security personnel and two assailants.

According to Durrani, the assailants then blew themselves up killing a policeman and three civilians and injuring eight other policemen.

Ali, shopkeeper in the area, said he heard a huge explosion followed by gunshots.

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