Five policemen killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

At least four policemen were killed Monday in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan`s Herat province, an official said.

Kabul: At least four policemen were killed Monday in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan`s Herat province, an official said.

"The police chief of Farsi district and four policemen were killed after their vehicle was struck by a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) at 8:30 a.m," the official told Xinhua.

He said that the victims were driving towards their office when the attack occurred.

The RPG grenade was launched by Taliban militants, the official added.