Reported security incidents
#1: A roadside bomb killed five Afghan policemen, including a district police chief, when it ripped through their vehicle in a volatile part of southern Afghanistan, provincial authorities said Friday. "Four police bodyguards along with district police chief, Ahmadullah, were killed in Sarab district in Uruzgan province late last evening," Abdullah Himmat, the provincial governor's spokesman, told AFP. "Initially, the Taliban insurgents attacked a security checkpost. When the district chief along with his men went to respond, his vehicle struck a roadside bomb," provincial police investigative director, Gulab Khan said. All five in the vehicle were killed, Khan said.
#2: At least four people were injured when some unidentified militants fired at shops near paramilitary forces' headquarters in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar on Friday morning, local media reported. The incident happened at about 11:30 a.m. (local time) when two unknown gunmen riding a motorbike opened fire at grocery shops at Frontier road of Peshawar, the capital city of Pakistan's northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
#3: According to local authorities in eastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan, at least three people were killed and four others were injured following an explosion in this province. The officials further added the incident took place in a construction site of water dam in this province. Chief of the provincial council Shaista Jan Ahadi said the professional staff of the construction project was attacked.
DoD: Sgt. Daniel A. Rodriguez
DoD: Sgt. Jose J. Reyes
DoD: Cpl. Joshua R. Ashley
Friday, July 20, 2012
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