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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

5 Dec 2013 - 15:20
5 Dec 2013 - 15:20

LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thursday.

Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson, told Pajhwok Afghan News the suicide bomber blew himself up near the police check post last night.

Haji Wais, provincial deputy police chief, said the suicide bomber killed one policeman and wounded three others.

He did not say whether it was suicide attack, remote controlled bomb or a rocket attack fired by militants.

Militants have not yet comment on the incident.

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