Afghanistan: Three Key Security Officials Killed in Uruzgan Blast

Three key security officials and four other security force members were killed in a roadside mine blast in Uruzgan province on Wednesday morning, local officials said.

The incident happened around 9:00 am local time after the security forces vehicle struck a roadside mine in which the police chief of Khas Uruzgan, Dad Gul, and also a local police commander and an army forces commander along with 4 other security force members were killed, said Zargai Ebadi, a spokesman for Uruzgan province’s governor.

“The security officials were on the way to the police headquarters and had just left a military camp in the district,” said Ebadi, adding that “two policemen and two army soldiers were also were killed in the blast.”

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Source: TOLO News