Insurgent Attack Kills Police Official in Afghan North
 
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The police chief of Kashinda district in northern Balkh province has been killed with three other police officers in an insurgent attack claimed by the Taliban.

An improvised explosive device, believed to have been detonated by remote control, exploded at about 3:00pm in Kashinda while the district governor was patrolling the area with the security forces.

The blast killed the district police chief Nasruddin and three other police officers, and injured the district administrative officer Delbar, the police commander in the North Zone 303 told TOLOnews.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in an email.

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