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Suicide bomber attacks police headquarter in Helmand

By Khaama Press - Sat Oct 11 2014, 9:28 am

suicide attack in HelmandA suicide bomber attacked the police headquarter in southern Helmand province early Saturday, local officials said.

The incident took place in Lashkargah city around 8:00 am local time after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the entrance gate of the police headquarter.

Provincial police spokesman, Farid Ahmad, said preliminary reports suggest at least one policeman and an Afghan army soldier were martyred and two others, including a policeman and a civilian were injured.

He said the suicide bomber had disguised himself in Afghan police uniform and detonated his suicide bombing vest during the vetting process.

No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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