Militants launched suicide attack on police headquarters near Kandahar, Aggressors wearing Afghan armed force garbs dispatched a suicide and firearm assault on a police central command close Kandahar Thursday, killing one warrior before the assailants were shot dead, powers said.
Militants launched suicide attack on police headquarters near Kandahar
The assault came at day break in the locale of Arghandab, somewhere in the range of 25 kilometers west of Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, a moderately calm zone unused to such assaults, which have all the earmarks of being an indication of the Taliban’s disturbing new push into urban regions.
Six individuals — five aggressors and one Afghan armed force trooper — were slaughtered in the assault, police told AFP.
“Initial one aggressor exploded his vehicle weighed down with explosives at the passage of the Arghandab police central command, then four others attempted to enter the compound,” Zia Durrani, Kandahar police representative told AFP.
The assault kept going thirty minutes before the shooters were killed by security strengths, Durrani said.
Niaz Mohammad Mujahid, police boss for Arghandab area, said that one Afghan officer was murdered and three others were harmed. A representative for the Kandahar senator affirmed the strike.
The Taliban, who have been battling a wicked uprising since they were driven from force in the US intrusion of 2001, asserted obligation regarding the assault.
“When I heard the blast I thought about my child, who serves in the police power,” Shafi Aka, a nearby Arghandab occupant, told AFP.
“I summoned my child right and heard him saying, ‘We are under assault’.” His child survived the amb