Bomb blast kills three policemen in Afghanistan

July 2nd, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Kabul, July 2 (Xinhua) At least three policemen were killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a convoy of the provincial governor in Afghanistan’s south-western province of Nimroz, officials said. Governor of Nimroz Ghulam Dastagir Azad was on his way back to the provincial capital Zaranj after visiting a construction project in Khash Rod district when the blast took place.

Two civilians were also killed in the attack.

No militant group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

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