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5 policemen killed, 2 wounded in Balkh roadside bombing

5 policemen killed, 2 wounded in Balkh roadside bombing

Aug 05, 2020 - 11:10

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Five policemen have been killed and two others wounded as a result of landmine explosion in northern Balkh province, an official said on Wednesday.

Police spokesman Adel Shah Adel told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast took place in Alamkhel area of Balkh district on Tuesday.

He said five policemen were killed and two others wounded when their Humvee tank hit by a roadside bomb.

Adel said the Talibaninfo-icon insurgents stormed a security check post on the highway after the blast but their assault was repulsed by security forces.

Without providing the exact information, the police spokesman said the militants had also suffered casualties.

Taliban have not yet commented in this regard.




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