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Two Afghan Police Officers Killed In Taliban Attack In Kabul


FILE; Afghan policemen inspect a damaged police vehicle after a suicide attack in Kabul.

An Afghan official said at least two police officers have been killed in Taliban attacks in the capital Kabul.

Basir Mujahid, a spokesman for Kabul's police chief, said nine others, including six police officers and three civilians, were wounded in the bomb blasts on October 6.

Mujahid said a roadside bomb hit a military vehicle as police arrived to respond to a militant attack, killing at least one police officer.

He said a second blast took place as security personnel and civilians gathered at the site of the incident, killing at least one other officer.

The city's district police chief was among the wounded, he added.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.

Based on reporting by AP and Khaama

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