Three cops killed in Herat separately
10 October, 2012
HERAT: Three police personnel were killed while a cop and three civilians were injured in separate incidents in Herat province on Tuesday.
Armed motorcyclists opened fire on anti-terrorist police in Herat city, leaving a cop dead while a policeman and two civilians injured,3the Herat security in-charge Abdul Hamid Hamidi told the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) .
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. Meanwhile, the fourth border zone commander Sher Ahmad Maldani told the AIP an IED struck a police van in Tor Ghondai area of Rabat-i-Sangi district. Two cops were killed as a result, he added.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast and their spokesman Qari Muhammad Yousaf Ahmadi told the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) three cops, including an officer were killed in the incident.