Five killed in separate security incidents
24 December, 2012
KABUL: Five people were killed two separate security incidents in eastern Nangarhar and northern Faryab provinces, officials said on Sunday.
A child, a driver and his assistant were killed in a militant attack on a logistic convoy of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Torkham-Jalalabad highway in Batikot district of Nangarhar province, the district chief, Mirza Mohammad Nasrat, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The attack was followed by a one-hour clash between the attackers and police, said witness Dr. Amin, who had no further details of the incident.
A member of Junbish-i-Mili Islami party, Ghebullah, was killed along with his 22 years old son by unidentified gunmen in the Shirin Tagab district of northern Faryab province. Provincial police chief, Maj. Gen. Nabi Jan Mullahkhel, said the victim came under fire on his way home in Rahmatabad area on Saturday evening.
Meanwhile, three Polish soldiers with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were wounded during a militant attack in the southern province of Ghazni, Warsaw said on Sunday.
The soldiers injured on Saturday morning when their routine patrol came under attack in the southwestern part of the province, the Polish defence ministry said.
A statement from the ministry said unidentified gunmen opened fire on the soldiers, wounding three of them.
They were airlifted to a Ghazni City hospital, where they are being treated by Polish doctors.
Since 2002, 37 Polish casualties, including one medic, have occurred in Afghanistan.