Press Esc to close
Friday 22 September 2017
News updated at 8:45 PM IST

5 Afghan police killed in suicide attack in east

Kabul, Mar 26, 2013 (AP) 11:02 IST
For representation only. File Photo
Afghan police say eight suicide bombers have attacked one of their headquarters in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing five officers and wounding four.

Nangarhar provincial police chief Mohammad Sharif Amin says one insurgent in a bomb-laden car detonated his vehicle in front of the Jalalabad Police Quick Reaction Force today.

His spokesman says another seven wearing bomb vests then attacked the compound, with three blowing themselves up inside the compound and another four shot by police during a gunfight that lasted more than an hour.

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.
The attack occurred on the second day of a visit to Kabul by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar province, about 120 kilometers east of Kabul.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A man decorates a community Durga puja pandal in Kolkata on...

A man decorates a community Durga puja pandal in Kolkata on...

Tata Motors design head Pratap Bose (R) and the Zonal Manager-South, Suraj Subbarao pose with the...

Tata Motors design head Pratap Bose (R) and the Zonal Manager-South, Suraj Subbarao pose with the...

A carries a schoolboy on a motorcycle amid rains in Faridabad on Friday...

A carries a schoolboy on a motorcycle amid rains in Faridabad on Friday...

A villager shows the tail of a mortar shell allegedly fired from the Pakistani side of the border..

A villager shows the tail of a mortar shell allegedly fired from the Pakistani side of the border..

School children running along a road as they enjoy the rains in New Delhi on...

School children running along a road as they enjoy the rains in New Delhi on...

People gathered to form a shape of rhino to mark the 8th anniversary of World Rhino Day outside...

People gathered to form a shape of rhino to mark the 8th anniversary of World Rhino Day outside...

Two stag deer are seen through the mist at dawn during the annual rutting season in Richmond Park...

Two stag deer are seen through the mist at dawn during the annual rutting season in Richmond Park...

Missiles are displayed as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends an armed forces parade in ...

Missiles are displayed as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends an armed forces parade in ...

Vehicles wade through a flooded road after heavy rains in Thane district of Maharashtra on...

Vehicles wade through a flooded road after heavy rains in Thane district of Maharashtra on...

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo closes his eyes during Spanish the La Liga soccer match between...

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo closes his eyes during Spanish the La Liga soccer match between...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.