Suspected Taliban rebels kill cop in Afghanistan

Suspected fighters fired a grenade at a police vehicle, killing a provincial deputy police chief.

india Updated: May 31, 2006 11:02 IST

Suspected Taliban fighters fired a grenade at a police vehicle on Wednesday in southwestern Afghanistan, killing a provincial deputy police chief and injuring three other people, officials said.

The militants hit the vehicle with a rocket-propelled grenade early on Wednesday, killing the Zabul Province deputy police chief, Ghulam Rasool, and injuring three other policemen, said a spokesman for the region, Ali Khail.

First Published: May 31, 2006 11:02 IST