Explosions kill three in southern Afghanistan
Friday 25 May 2012
Afghan officials say explosions in three cities of southern Afghanistan have killed three and wounded at least nine others.
Fareed Ayal, a spokesman for the police in Uruzgan province, says a police vehicle hit a roadside mine today in Chora district, killing one
police inspector and wounding two other policeman.
Daud Ahmadi, a spokesman in Helmand province, says a roadside bomb struck a bus the same day in Gereskh district. Two civilians died and four others were injured. He says the bomb was planted near a NATO supply site in an apparent attempt to target foreign troops.
In Kandahar province, police chief Gen. Abdul Razaq says a suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself up in Spin Boldak district Friday, wounding one border policeman and two civilians.
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