Khas Uruzgan Police Chief Killed In Mine Blast

A mine blast on Wednesday morning killed seven security personnel in the Khas Uruzgan district, confirmed the Uruzgan governor’s office.

Zargi Ebadi, a spokesperson for the Uruzgan governor, said the roadside mine blast took place at 9 am, and killed a total of seven security personnel, including the Khas Uruzgan police chief, the local police commander of the district and the commander of the 3rd Army Brigade.

Ebadi said the mine was planted by the Taliban.

The Taliban is yet to comment on the incident.

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