Afghan official: Bomb kills 4 Afghan policemen


KABUL (AP) — Four Afghan police officers have been killed by a roadside bomb in western Afghanistan, the latest in a string of deadly attacks against the country’s embattled police force.

A spokesman for the police chief in Herat province said Wednesday that the policemen were killed after their car was hit a roadside bomb Tuesday night in Rubat-i-Sangin district, north of the city of Herat

Noor Khan Nekzad says the vehicle the officers were using on their patrol was destroyed in the blast.