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Roadside bomb kills two policemen in Farah

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Two border police officers were killed when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle in the Jawin district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday.

“The incident took place in Tapa-i-Khwaharan locality near the border with Iran at around 05:00pm on Saturday,” district chief Samad Yar told Pajhwok Afghan News.

“Four vehicles border policemen were patrolling in the area, when one vehicle struck a roadside bomb,” Mir Wali, border police chief told Pajhwok.

This comes when a week ago four army soldiers were killed in a roadside explosion in the province.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility from militant groups, including the Taliban insurgents, who often take credit for such attacks.

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