Suicide bomb blast kills five Afghans
[Dawn] A jacket wallah killed an Afghan police commander and four civilians in a remote town near the Turkmenistan border on Tuesday, police said.
The bomber, strapped with explosives, followed the local police official into a shop and went kaboom!", killing the officer and four others, the deputy police chief of western Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
province, Abdul Hamid Hamidi told AFP.
The attack happened in Kushki Kuhna district.
Six other people, mostly civilian bystanders, were maimed.
There was no claim of responsibility but most suicide kabooms are blamed on Taliban Death Eaters.
Posted by: Fred