Death toll from Pakistan bombings rises to 120
Reported security incidents
#1: Up to five Afghan policemen were killed and five others wounded when Taliban militants launched armed attacks against checkpoints in the country’s western province Badghis, the provincial police chief said Friday. “Five members of Afghan National Police (ANP) were martyred and five were wounded as Taliban militants raided their posts in Abkamari and Muquar districts late Thursday night,” police chief Sharafuddin Sharaf told Xinhua. He said two militants were also killed in the brief battle in the province 555 km northwest of capital Kabul.