Ma­rine is ac­cused of killing po­lice of­fi­cer

The Washington Post Sunday - - THE WORLD -

AU.S. Ma­rine shot and killed an Afghan po­lice of­fi­cer Satur­day af­ter a dis­pute dur­ing a se­cu­rity op­er­a­tion in San­gin District, in south­ern Hel­mand prov­ince, NATO said. The mil­i­tary coali­tion said it was in­ves­ti­gat­ing the in­ci­dent.

Mean­while, 11 Afghans, in­clud­ing seven civil­ians and four po­lice­men, were wounded when ex­plo­sives planted on a bi­cy­cle ex­ploded in Kan­da­har city, also in the south, pro­vin­cial po­lice said. The tar­get was de­scribed as a pass­ing po­lice ve­hi­cle.

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