Reported security incidents
#1: An explosion at a marketplace in southern Afghanistan has reportedly killed at least 11 people and wounded 11 others. A spokesman for the Kandahar governor's office, Jawid Faisal, said the blast occurred on June 15 in the remote southeastern Maroof district of Kandahar Province. Faisal said it appeared the casualties were caused when an explosive device attached to a motorcycle was detonated.
#2: According to local authorities in eastern Nangarhar province at least 3 Afghan national police forces were killed following an improvised explosive device explosion. The officials further added the incident took place at Fateh Abad area in this province. Provincial governor spokesman Ahmad Zia Abdulzai said the incident took place after a vehicle of the Afghan police forces struck with a roadside bomb, killing three Afghan police and injuring another police officer.
#3: According to local authorities in eastern Kunar province, a suicide bomber attacked a military base used by Afghan and coalition security forces in this province. The incident took place on Thursday afternoon at Nari district after a suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives near the base. The officials further added at least one Afghan intelligence, National Directorate for security (NDS) official was killed and two other security officials were injured following the attack. Nari district chief Gul Zaman confirming the report said the attack was carried out by two suicide bombers while the local elders had gathered inside the military base to attend a tribal session.
DoD: Cpl. Taylor J. Baune
DoD: Sgt. 1st Class Barett W. McNabb
Friday, June 15, 2012
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