Suicide Bomber Kills Police In Afghanistan

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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Saturday, January 26, 2013

An Afghan security official says a suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed 10 policemen, including the head of the provincial counterterrorism department and the traffic police chief, in northern Kunduz province. It was one of two bombings reported in the country on Saturday.

Earlier, a remote-controlled bomb planted on a bicycle exploded, killing one police officer and one civilian in the eastern city of Ghazni. Ghazni provincial police chief, Gen. Zirawer Zahid, says another five people were wounded

In the bombing in the north, Kunduz provincial police spokesman Sayed Sarwar Husseini says the policemen were killed at an intersection in Kunduz city. He says 14 other policemen and five civilians were wounded in the explosion.

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