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Policemen and civilians among 5 killed in Logar explosion

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizadahttps://www.khaama.com
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

Explosion in LogarAt least five people including three policemen and two civilians were killed following an explosion in central Logar province of Afghanistan.

According to local security officials, the incident took place on Saturday afternoon in Pul-e-Alam, the provincial capital of Logar province.

Provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Hakim Ishaqzai, said three members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces and two civilians were killed following the blast.

Taliban group claimed responsibility behind the incident and said heavy casualties were incurred to the local militia forces.

Zabiullah Mujahid, Taliban group spokesman, said the blast targeted an important compound of the local militia forces in Kalangar area.

Logar is among the volatile provinces in central Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups are actively operating and frequently carry out insurgency activities.

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