Shenkai District Police Chief Killed in Zabul
The police chief for Shenkai district of Zabul was killed in a mine explosion. Mirwais Noorzai, chief of Zabul police, said that Taleban insurgents attacked a police check point last night in Seyori area of the district. He added that Saifullah Hotaki, chief of the district police, was on his way to the area when he was killed in a mine explosion. He further stated that a bodyguard of Hotaki was killed and four others were injured. Taleban militants have not commented on the incident yet.