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Three Afghan Police Killed In Bombing


http://gdb.rferl.org/3F4B63EF-DF7D-4293-A4FB-096FBEF04F8A_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/3F4B63EF-DF7D-4293-A4FB-096FBEF04F8A_mw800_mh600.jpg Afghan police in northeastern Afghanistan (file photo) (epa) April 14, 2006 -- Three Afghan police officers were killed in a roadside bomb blast today in the eastern province of Khost.


Just hours before, a suicide bomber attacked coalition troops in the southern province of Helmand, killing himself and wounding three soldiers, two of them British.


The latest violence comes at a time when Afghan and international forces are continuing a major counterinsurgency operation in the northeast of the country, in Konar Province.


(AP, AFP, Reuters)

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