Six die in Afghan suicide bombing

May 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS  

Taliban Kabul, May 19 (IANS) At least six people were killed Saturday when a suicide bomber exploded himself near a police checkpost in Afghanistan.

Five others were injured in the attack in Khost province, 155 km from here, an official said.

The terrorist, strapped with explosives, blew up in Ali Shir district, killing three policemen and two civilians, Xinhua reported. The bomber was also killed.

Officials blamed the attack on the Taliban.

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