11 security personnel killed in Afghanistan bomb blast

TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) – At least 11 members of the Afghan local police, including their commander, were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Badakhshan province on Friday night, the provincial police spokesman Sanaullah Rohani said.

He said the incident happened in Khash district at midnight when a vehicle carrying the personnel hit a roadside mine, according to Tolo News.

Also on Friday, two Taliban fighters, including Hamidullah, the designated deputy district governor of the Taliban for Khash, were killed in a clash with government forces in Khash district on Friday.

This comes after 10 security force members were killed in a Taliban attack in Zabul on Friday morning.

No group has claimed responsibility for the Badakhshan blast.

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