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Ghazni Checkpoint Bombing Claims Lives Of 6 Police

June 22 2011


Six police officers have been killed in eastern Afghanistan.

A suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday at a checkpoint in Ghazni province, UPI reports.

The incident took place in the Qara Bagh district, said the provincial police chief.

The attack was apparently followed by a gunfight between militants and police, the chief said.

Other casualty figures were not immediately available, reported CNN.

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