Baztab News

4 Claimed in Kandahar Explosion

17 Mar 2019 The Killid Group

Kandahar – At least four Afghan security forces were killed in an explosion in Arghandab district of Kandahar province Saturday evening, provincial authorities confirmed.

Initial reports suggested the explosion was due to an embedded IED.

Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Tadin Khan said Haji Zemarai, Commander of Public Protection Forces Unit in Kandahar was among the victims of the attack by insurgents in southern province of Kandahar.

Sources said two among the victims are civilians.

According to the sources, in addition to Zemarai, another police commander Mullah Gul was killed in the explosion.

In a separate attack in southern Helmand province on Saturday evening, one security force member was killed and three others wounded, local authorities said.

The incident came in Lashkargah city when an IEC embedded in a security forces vehicle detonated.

The post 4 Claimed in Kandahar Explosion appeared first on The Killid Group.

Original Link:

Open Original News

More from The Killid Group

  • Former MP Shot Dead in Kandahar 5 Hour

    Obaidullah Barikzai, former MP from Uruzgan, is killed an in attack by unknown armed men in Kandahar today, local officials confirmed. The post Former MP Shot Dead in Kandahar appeared first on The Killid

  • 2 Key Commanders of Taliban Killed in Faryab 6 Hour

    Faryab (The Killid) – At least 16 armed insurgents, including two of their key commanders Mullah Arif and Mowlawi Ghiyas Uddin, have been killed in several military operations in Qesar district of Faryab

  • Multiple Traffic Collisions Claim 2, wounded 93 6 Hour

    Herat (The Killid) – As the country welcomed 1398 of Afghan calendar, Herat province reported at least two people killed and 93 further wounded in multiple traffic collisions in west of the country –

  • Herat Rings the Bell for New Schooling Year 7 Hour

    Herat (The Killid) – Herat province of West Afghanistan rang the bell for new schooling season, marking the first day of schools for year 1398 of Afghan calendar, provincial officials of the Ministry

  • U.S.-Backed SDF Win Over IS in Syria 8 Hour

    The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in its recent military operations in Syria retrieved the seized territory, declaring victory over the Islamic States group – an end to “caliphate”. The post

  • Helmand Explosion Rocked Event on Farmer's Day 10 Hour

    Helmand – At least three people are killed and 31 further wounded in explosion targeted an event on Farmer’s Day at a provincial stadium in central part of Lashkargah city of Helmand province, MoIA

  • Khalilzad Discusses Afghan Peace with Chinese, Russian Counterparts 10 Hour

    United States Special Representatives for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met with Chinese, Russian counterparts in Washington to discuss measurable efforts for peace in Afghanistan, Department

  • Germany Stretches Military Operations in Afghanistan until 2020 12 Hour

    Germany’s parliament has approved a one-year extension of its military mandate for Afghanistan, allowing the country’s first major postwar troop deployment to continue operations until March 31, 2020.

Latest News: