Afghan provincial police chief killed in bombing

The death toll is expected to rise

A Taliban patrol on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. EPA
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Local media have reported an explosion near a Taliban police chief's house in Afghanistan.

Badakhshan provincial police chief Abdul Haq Omar was killed when his vehicle was bombed on Monday morning, Tolo news reported.

Al Jazeera reported that three of the police officer's security guards were also killed in the bombing. The death toll is expected to rise.

This is a developing story …

Updated: December 26, 2022, 6:59 AM