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Afghanistan War: Roadside Bombs Kill 4 Afghan Police, 1 Civilian In Eastern Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities say two separate roadside bomb blasts have killed five people including four policemen in the east of the country.

Gen. Abdul Qayuem Baqizai, who is the provincial police chief in Wardak province, says four policemen were killed and another wounded Tuesday when their vehicle hit a bomb in Jelrez district.

In neighboring Ghazni province, deputy police chief Maj. Mohammad Hussian deputy says one Afghan civilian was killed and two others were wounded in a second explosion. They were traveling Tuesday from Khogyani district to Ghazni city when their vehicle hit the bomb placed along the route.

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