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3 attackers shot dead by Kandahar police

3 attackers shot dead by Kandahar police

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May 20, 2019 - 13:41

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Police in southern Kandahar province have killed three attackers after a clash.

Two attackers stormed a police patrol in the 11th police district of Kandahar City. Policemen shot dead one assailant and the second managed to escape.

Police spokesman Jamal Barakzai told Pajhwok Afghan News the fleeing attacker was also shot dead in the 12th police district. He said police suffered no casualties.

In a similar incident, a third assailant was gunned down by police in Kabulinfo-icon Shahi area of the 1st police district, the spokesman added.

Targeted killings have increased in Kandahar province during the holy month of Ramadaninfo-icon. Mostly police and security personnel are being targeted.

sa/mud

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