Gun­men at­tack Afghan po­lice sta­tion, five killed

Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur) - - World -

KABUL :

Five peo­ple were killed in clashes be­tween the po­lice and gun­men who at­tacked a po­lice sta­tion in Afghanistan’s western Herat prov­ince, of­fi­cials said. Two gun­men who stormed the build­ing killed three po­lice­men, a civil­ian and a child, the spokesman for Herat provin­cial gover­nor, Jailani Farhad, said, adding that four po­lice­men were also wounded be­fore the at­tack­ers were killed. Mem­bers of the Afghan Na­tional Se­cu­rity Forces seized a ve­hi­cle packed with ex­plo­sives from the at­tack site. No mil­i­tant group claimed re­spon­si­bil­ity. REUTERS

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