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ALP commander for Nangarhar’s Khogyani district killed

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ALP commander for Nangarhar’s Khogyani district killed

Dec 10, 2017 - 15:24

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander for Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province was killed and five ALP policemen and a civilian wounded in a roadside bombing on Sunday, officials said.

Governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News that a roadside bombing targeted an ALP ranger pick-up in Kagay Bazaar area of the district around 1pm today.

He said the ALP commander for the district, Habib Rahman was killed and four ALP personnel and a civilian was wounded in the incident.

The civilian was slightly injured and was discharged after receiving primary treatment but ALP personnel are shifted to Jalalabad Zonal Hospital, he said, adding two ALP police were in critical condition.

Nangarhar public healthinfo-icon spokesman, Inaamullah Miakhel said that one body and two injured were shifted to zonal hospital.

No groups so far claimed responsibility for the attack.



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