GHAZNI, Afghanistan, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- A remote-controlled bomb blast claimed the life of a senior police officer in Ghazni city, the capital of Ghazni province, 125 km south of capital city Kabul on Tuesday night, spokesman for provincial administration Fazal Rahman Sabawon said Wednesday.
"Unknown men planted a remote-controlled bomb near the gate of the house of Nasrullah Andar, the deputy police of third precinct in Ghazni city, last night and when he was going home from mosque it exploded killing him on the spot," Sabawon told Xinhua.
Two of his sons were injured in the blast, he added.
He put the attack on the enemies of peace, a term used against the Taliban by government officials. However, the outfit has yet to comment.