Parwan police chief survives landmine blast

The police chief for central Parwan province escaped unhurt in a landmine blast in the provincial capital on Tuesday morning.

The police chief, Abdul Wasi Rahimi, told Pajhwok Afghan News that his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Charikar, but he and other security personnel onboard remained unhurt.

IED explosions and targeted killings have dramatically increased in the nation’s capital Kabul and other provinces.