Daikundi Police Commander Survived Roadside Bombing

KABUL (MEP) – Local officials in Daikundi say the province’s police commander survived a roadside mine explosion, but two of his bodyguards were killed.

The incident took place Tuesday morning in Pato district of Daikundi province when the police Commander, Gholam Sakhi Ghafouri was patrolling in the area.

Daikundi governor’s spokeswoman Sakinah Ehsani said Mr. Ghafouri was not injured in the incident, but two of his bodyguards were killed and three others were injured.

But other reports indicate that the Daikundi police chief was injured and that Ms. Ehsani said he had suffered superficial injuries.

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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