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1 policeman killed, 6 injured in Ghazni, Khost blasts

1 policeman killed, 6 injured in Ghazni, Khost blasts

Aug 08, 2020 - 14:26

KHOST CITY/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A policeman was killed and six others injured in blasts in southeastern Khost and central Ghazni provinces on Saturday, officials said.

Three policemen were superficially injured in a blast in the Faiz Mohammad Khan Watt area in Khost City at around 11:30am, Police Spokesperson Adel Haidari said.

He added the explosives were concealed in a motorcycle and the blast happened when police patrol was passing from the area.

Separately, one policeman was killed and two others injured in a blast in the Farokhi Square in Ghazni City, the provincial capital.

Provincial Hosital Head Dr. Baz Mohammad said the body of one policeman and two injured were shifted to the hospital.

Wahidullah Jummazada, the governor spokesperson, said two policemen were injured in a magnetic bomb blast.

No group claimed responsibility for the blasts.



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