5 police personnel killed in Kunar bomb attack

Five police personnel have been killed in a bomb blast in eastern Kunar province, a public representative said on Saturday.

The explosion hit the vehicle the policemen were travelling in in Chapa Dara district on Friday night, provincial council member Din Mohammad told Tolonews.

Feroz, the commander of a reinforcement company of police, was among the fatalities, the private TV channel reported.

In southern Kandahar province, seven policemen were wounded on Saturday morning when a car bomb struck their outpost in Arghandab district.