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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Bomb blast killed 5 Police soldiers other 5 in Afghanistan

Official sure of Suicide bombing kills 10 in Afghanistan, A suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday during a funeral in northern Afghanistan, killing 10 people, including a member of the national parliament, a government spokesman said.
The attack occurred as mourners were leaving after the end of the funeral in the town of Talaqan, said Faid Mohammad Tawhedi, a spokesman for the governor's office in northern Takhar province. Fifteen people were injured in the blast, he said.
Suicide attacks are rare in Takhar province, which is located 155 miles (250 kilometers) northeast of Kabul and is considered one the nation's calmer regions.
An Afghan government spokesman says 10 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a funeral ceremony in northern Afghanistan.
He says the dead included a member of Afghanistan's national parliament.
Separately, NATO says one of its helicopters crash landed in Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand province on Sunday after taking small-arms fire from the ground. There were no injuries among the crew.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. But over the past year, the Taliban have repeatedly struck at prominent government figures. In September, a suicide attacker killed Burhanuddin Rabbani, a former Afghan president and head of the nation's peace council.
A faith source told that’s a roadside bomb blast killed five Police soldiers in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, NATO and a Polish official said, in the deadliest single attack for the Police military there.
Police spokesman Jacek Sonta said in Warsaw that the soldiers were in a convoy headed to Rawza, in eastern Ghazni province, when it struck the bomb.

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