Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 4 people

October 9, 2013 | By | Reply More

Oct 09. – Police spokesman for southern Helmand province, Shamem Noorzai, says Wednesday’s attack took place in the Gareshk district. He says the bomber targeted a police patrol and blew up his car next to a police vehicle in a crowded area of the town of Gareshk.

hromedia - Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 4 peopleA security official says a suicide car bombing has killed four people – two civilians and two policemen – in southern Afghanistan.

Noorzai says the explosion also wounded three civilians and a police officer. Helmand’s provincial spokesman, Omer Zwak, says another attack, this one in Gramsir district, killed two people when the fuel truck they were driving in struck a roadside bomb.

Afghan insurgents are planting an increasing number of bombs across the country in a campaign to retake territory as foreign forces withdraw from Afghanistan.

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