Twin suicide bombings kill two policemen in Afghanistan

September 7th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS  

Kabul, Sep 7 (Xinhua) Two suicide bombings targeting the police headquarters in southern Afghan province of Kandahar Sunday killed two policemen and injured 29, police said.The first explosion occurred at around 2 p.m. (GMT 0930) inside the compound while the second blast took place a few minutes later, it said.

Afghan police and Canadian troops based in Kandahar have cordoned off the area and started investigating the incident.

No group or individuals have claimed responsibility for the attack.

Taliban militants had raided the Kandahar jail in June and secured the release of more than 1,000 inmates including some 400 insurgents.

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