Explosion in northern AfghanistanAccording to local authorities in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, at least 11 people including Afghan police officers were killed or injured following a roadside bomb explosion in this province.

The officials further added, the incident took place in Qaisar district around 11am local time on Friday, leaving two Afghan police officers dead and nine others injured.

Qaisar district chief Abdul Jamil Sediqi confirming the report said the police officers killed or injured were members of the Afghan border protection forces.

Mr. sediqi further added that the incident took place while the police officers were patrolling in the area and the explosives packed in bicycle went off.

He said the injured individuals were all innoncent civilians. No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.