Five police killed in Kabul and Nangarhar attacks

At least five policemen were killed in Kabul and Nangarhar provinces in the past 12 hours, officials said Tuesday.

One police force member was killed and one more was wounded in an attack by unidentified armed men in the Chawk-e-Arghandi area in Paghman district, Kabul province, on Tuesday morning, police said.

Police have started an investigation into the incident.

In the second attack at least four local police members were killed in a Taliban attack on a security outpost in Surkh Rod district in Nangarhar province on Monday night, a source said.

Local officials have not commented on the incident.

So far no group has claimed responsibility for the attacks.