Five policemen killed in Afghan bomb attack

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Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) At least five police personnel were killed in a bomb attack on the outskirts of Kabul, police said on Saturday.

“The explosion occurred after an IED (improvised explosive device) struck a police van in Khak-e-Jabar district late on Friday,” Xinhua new agency quoted a police officer as saying.

The unit was travelling towards Kabul from the neighbouring district of Logar province.

The officer blamed the Taliban militant group for the attack.

–IANS

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