Roadside bombs and an ambush have killed at least 10 Afghan policemen over the past 24 hours in Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday. Four policemen were killed in Musa Qala district of the volatile southern province of Helmand on Wednesday when a roadside bomb they were trying to defuse exploded, provincial spokesman Daud Ahmadi told AFP. “All four policemen trying to defuse the bomb died on spot when the bomb detonated” he said.
Another roadside blast killed two policemen and wounded two others in Kunduz province in the country’s northeast, provincial police spokesman Sayed Sarwar Husseini told AFP.
In Herat province in Western Afghanistan a militants’ ambush killed four police on patrol late on Tuesday.
“Late last night a Taliban ambush killed four policemen, including one officer in Ghoryan district”, Abdul Rauf Ahmadi a spokesman for security forces in western Afghanistan told AFP.