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Police commander among three killed in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar Blast

Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers stand at the site of a blast

Kabul : At least three people including a local police commander, Sarjang were killed and nine others injured in a blast in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province early Wednesday.

Attaullah Khoghyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor said that the blast took place in Khogyani district of the province after a mine, placed in the vehicle of Sarjang, was detonated, killing him, a bodyguard and a civilian, reports Tolo news.

So far, no group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Meanwhile, in another incident today, Bismillah, police chief of Sholgara district was killed in a mine blast in northern Balkh province.

Three of his bodyguards were injured in the incident.

Sherjan Durani, a spokesman for the provincial police chief said the blast took place when Bismillah was on his way to his office.

However, no further details were provided about the blast.

No group, including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. (ANI)

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