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Police official killed in Parwan

Police official killed in Parwan

Dec 04, 2010 - 15:43

CHARIKAR (PAN): A police officer was killed while defusing a landmine in northern Parwan province, officials said.

Faridullah, in charge of the police engineering team, was killed in the Sadullah area of Charikar, the deputy police chief said.

Col. Abdul Razzaq told Pajhwok Afghan News Faridullah was killed as the bomb he was defusing exploded.

Director of Parwan Civil Hospital Dr. Abdul Khlil Farhangi confirmed receiving the body of the police official.

Shah Mehmood, giving an eyewitness account, said the police officer asked people stay away from the site. While he was cutting the wires, the bomb exploded.