Blast kills Taliban commander, wounds 11
JALALABAD: A bomb ripped through a vehicle carrying a Taliban police chief in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing him and wounding 11 others, officials said.
The blast occurred in Asadabad, the capital of Kunar province, targeting the Taliban
police chief for Shigal district, said an official.
“The police chief has died and eleven people have been wounded,” he told AFP,
speaking on condition of anonymity.
A doctor in Kunar Central Hospital confirmed that it had received 11 wounded
people, including four Taliban fighters and seven civilians.
No one claimed responsibility for the attack.
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