Nine policeman killed, five injured in Afghanistan blast

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Kabul: According to the information given by the officials, in an incident that took place today in Afghanistan Balkh province in which nine policemen were killed and five injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was struck by an unplanned explosive device.

While talking to the media, an official went on to say that the explosion took place near Alborz Mountain in Chamtal district yesterday when the police entered an area they had retaken from the Taliban.

Two of the five injured were in critical condition.

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