2 policemen killed in Aghanistan bomb attack

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Kabul, April 21: Two policemen were killed in a bomb attack in Afghan province of Kunar on Thursday,April 21 police said.

"Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) members died following an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Marawra District Thursday morning," provincial police chief Gen. Abdul Habib Sayyedkhel told Xinhua news agency.

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The government established the ALP, or community police, in 2010 to protect villages and districts where army and police have limited presence.

He blamed the Taliban militant group for the attack in the mountainous province bordering Pakistan.

IANS

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