Blasts in Kabul, Baghlan Kill Three Police Force Members

Explosions happened in Kabul, Baghlan, Kandahar and Helmand provinces in less than 12 hours.

Four provinces witnessed explosions in less than 12 hours, including blasts in Kabul and Baghlan provinces on Saturday morning that left three people dead.

Two police force members were killed in an explosion that targeted an armored vehicle in the Kabul University road in Kabul’s PD3 on Saturday morning, police said.

Three people were wounded in the two explosions.

Sources said the vehicle belonged to Mohammad Nabi Bayan, the deputy head of Kabul police headquarters for security affairs who survived the attack and returned to office.

Meanwhile, one policeman was killed and two more were wounded in a roadside bomb blast that targeted a police vehicle in the city of Pul-e-Khumri in Baghlan province this morning, the provincial police said.

An explosion happened in Daman district in Kandahar province on Saturday morning, sources said. Local officials so far have not provided details on the attack.

A car bomb explosion happened in Nahr-e-Siraj district in Helmand province on Friday evening, leaving two security force members dead, said Ataullah Afghan, member of Helmand Provincial Council.

Also, an NDS personnel, Juma Gul, was killed in an attack by unknown armed men in the city of Lashkargah in Helmand province on Saturday morning, a security source said.