7 Afghan police die in 2 attacks
Afghan officials say seven Afghan policemen have been killed in two separate attacks.
Kabul: Afghan officials say seven Afghan policemen have been killed in two separate attacks.
Ghulam Gawas Malayar, deputy police chief in Farah province, says a roadside bomb killed five police officers today in Pusht Rod district in western Afghanistan.
Din Mohammad Darwesh, a spokesman for the governor of Logar province in the east, says two other policemen were killed today when Taliban militants ambushed them in a bazaar near the provincial capital of Pul-e-Alam.
Separately, Afghan President Hamid Karzai spoke on the phone today to relatives of civilians killed in NATO airstrikes that he says run the risk of turning the recently signed US-Afghan partnership agreement into a "meaningless" document.