E. Afghanistan police post attacked by suicide car bomb, policeman killed

17:39, October 25, 2010      

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Anti-government militants carried out a suicide car bomb attack against police post in Khost province east of Afghanistan on Monday, a local official said.

"A terrorist driving an explosive-laden car targeted a police checkpoint in Semgai area outside Khost provincial capital the Khost city at around 12:00, killing one policeman and injuring another," a local official Daulat Khan Qayumi told Xinhua.

The bomber was also killed in the blast, he added.

He put the attack on the enemies of peace, a term used against Taliban militants but the outfit has yet to make comment.

This is the second suicide car bomb in the war-torn Afghanistan in a single day on Monday.

In the previous attack carried out against NATO-led troops in the northern Baghlan province, the bomber was killed, Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Source: Xinhua

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