March 26th, 2013
01:13 AM ET

5 officers dead in Afghanistan

Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked police in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday morning, leaving five officers dead, police said.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack that occurred in the city of Jalalabad.

Six or seven civilians were also injured in the violence and five of the attackers died, according to Mohammad Sharif Amin, local police spokesman.

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  1. saywhat

    Iraq,Afghanistan now add Syria.
    Great examples of statesmanship run amok, bad decisions (deliberate) , big lies and so on.

    March 26, 2013 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Sounds familer @ saywhat lol.

    March 26, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |