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Five killed in Afghan suicide attack

A suicide bomber blew himself up in Helmand province on Thursday morning, killing five policemen and wounding four people, the police said.

world Updated: Apr 09, 2009 11:50 IST
Xinhua

A suicide bomber blew himself up in Helmand province on Thursday morning, killing five policemen and wounding four people, the police said.

The incident occurred in provincial capital Lashkar Ghah. "A man with an explosive device tied to his body blew himself up causing the casualties," police officer Kamaludin Khan told Xinhua.

He did not give more details.

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.