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1 soldier killed, 5 wounded in Helmand Humvee bombing

1 soldier killed, 5 wounded in Helmand Humvee bombing

Nov 11, 2017 - 10:03

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and five others wounded as a result of Humvee bomb attack in Nawa district of southern Helmand province on Saturday, an official said.

Omar Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the (ANA)’s centre in Shorshrak area of the district was hit by an explosives-rigged Humvee tank today at about 9am.

According to Zwak the bomber tried to enter into the ANA centre, but before reaching his target he was spotted by security forces. He said one soldier was killed and five others wounded.

There has been so far no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.

Earlier on Friday, one border policeman was killed and eight others wounded in a car bomb attack in the capital of southern Helmand province.