Roadside bomb kills 3 in N Afghanistan 2009-08-01 17:45:49   Print

    KABUL, Aug. 1 (Xinhua)-- A senior security officer and two other persons were killed as a roadside bomb struck their vehicle in Baghlan province north of Afghanistan Saturday, police said.

    "The device planted by enemies struck an official vehicle in Eightenkotal area this morning as a result director of intelligence department of Dahnai Ghori district along with his body guard and driver were killed," senior police officer in the province Shams Raman told Xinhua.

    Meantime, Taliban purported spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid in talks with media via telephone from undisclosed location claimed responsibility, saying militants carried out the attack.

Editor: Bi Mingxin
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