Spin Buldak: Five die in attack on Afghan troops: Pakistanis among the injured
QUETTA: Four people including two personnel of the Afghan National Army, were killed and eight others injured on Monday in a suicide attack in Vesh area of Spin Buldak, the Afghan district near Chaman.
The Afghan officials said that the police had found the head of the suicide bomber. They said the Taliban were behind the attack.
The injured include four Pakistanis who went to Vesh as they were running their business in the area, sources said. Three of them were in critical condition.
According to Afghan officials, a man riding a motorcycle hit a vehicle of the Afghan National Army at the Chaman-Kandahar highway at 12.30pm.
A powerful explosion blew up the Afghan army vehicle. Two soldiers were killed on the spot and 10 others injured.
Soon after the blast, Afghan police and personnel of the Afghan National Army reached the scene and cordoned off the area. The injured were taken to Spin Buldak Hospital, where two more persons succumbed to their injuries.
“An Afghan Army commander known as Marshal was the target of the human bomber,” Akhtar Mohammad, a border commander of Afghan police, said over telephone.
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