Unknown armed men attack police van in Kabul, killing 1

2021-04-06 08:36:04 GMT2021-04-06 16:36:04(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

KABUL, April 6 (Xinhua) -- Unknown armed men attacked a police van, killing a policeman and injured another in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Tuesday, police spokesman Ferdaus Faramarz said.

The gunmen opened fire at the vehicle of police in the Chak-e-Arghandi area of Paghman district at 08:50 a.m. local time Tuesday morning, killing one policeman on the spot and injuring another, the official said, without providing more details.

Faramarz said an investigation was launched into the incident.

This is the second attack on security personnel in Paghman district over the past three days.

In the previous attack, a bomb blast targeted an army vehicle in Paghman on Sunday, leaving one security forces member dead and injured three others. Enditem