Afghanistan: 8 Security Incidents Reported on Sixth Day of Reduction in Violence Plan (RIV)


Along with a security incident in Balkh that claimed an Afghan policeman’s life, on the sixth day of the reduction in violence plan (RIV) there was also twin blasts in Kabul, three reported incidents in Herat, and the Taliban claimed two IED attacks on government forces vehicles in Kandahar.

The incident in Balkh occurred when a police convoy struck a roadside mine, according to the MoI: “…A roadside mine in Chimtal district of Balkh province targeted a convoy of police and, as a result, one brave officer was martyred,” said Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior.

Also on Thursday afternoon one civilian was killed and 10 were wounded in twin blasts from IEDs placed on bicycles that detonated in PD6 of Kabul city. The Taliban claimed no involvement in this incident.

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Source: TOLO News