Suspected Taliban rebels kill cop in Afghanistan

Suspected fighters fired a grenade at a police vehicle, killing a provincial deputy police chief.
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Published on May 31, 2006 11:02 AM IST
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None | ByAssociated Press, Kandahar

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.

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