Official: Roadside Bomb Kills 5 Afghan Policemen
February 11, 2012 2:45PM (UTC)
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan government official says five policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan.
The deputy governor of Uruzgan province, Haji Khubirahim, says the policemen were patrolling in their vehicle when it hit a roadside mine in Chanartu district.
He says one civilian also was wounded in the blast, which occurred early on Saturday morning.