Hirunews Logo
Afghan+attack%3A+Seven+killed+in+Farah+compound+raid
Friday, 18 May 2012 - 8:45
Afghan attack: Seven killed in Farah compound raid
9

Shares
1,143

Views

At least six policemen and a civilian have been killed and 13 wounded in a suicide attack on a governor's compound in western Afghanistan.

Four attackers were killed in the assault in Farah province - one blew himself up at the gate and the others fought their way inside the compound.

They were shot dead after a gun battle lasting nearly an hour.

Government offices are frequently targeted by the Taliban. Farah is a strategic province bordering Iran.

The insurgents were armed with rocket propelled grenades, hand grenades and small arms.

Farah Deputy Governor Mohammad Yunos Rasuli said that the attackers wore police uniform and that he killed two of them before he was himself wounded by gunfire.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
717 Views
3,195 Views
3,739 Views
10,695 Views
16,932 Views
56,979 Views
Top