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Afghanistan: Roadside mine blast kills three cops in Herat

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 05 Jul 2020 Print

Afghanistan: Roadside mine blast kills three cops in Herat

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Kabul: A roadside mine blast in the Kohistan district of Afghanistan's Herat region on Saturday left at least three policemen killed, media reports said on Sunday.

The incident occurred at least 100 km away from Herat city.

A police vehicle hit a roadside mine triggering the incident.

“The mine was placed by the Taliban to target the security forces,” Amindullah Haft Bala, district governor of Kohsan district told Tolo News.

The Taliban did not comment on the incident so far.

The injured people were rushed to nearby hospital for treatment.