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Police commander among 5 killed in Kandahar blast

Police commander among 5 killed in Kandahar blast

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Apr 18, 2018 - 12:59

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A border police commander was among five people in a bomb explosion in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said.

A security official, who wished go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News a sticky bomb hit rapid reaction force commander Haji Janan Mama’s vehicle in the Fabrika area of the 4th police district.

The source added Haji Mama, three of his bodyguards and a civilian were killed and three other policemen wounded in the explosion.

Police spokesman Zia Durrani, meanwhile, confirmed the explosion and the casualties. As usual, the Talibaninfo-icon claimed responsibility in a statement.

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