NATO's commander for north Afghanistan survives Takhar bomb

By REUTERS
May 28, 2011 17:42

KABUL - The top commander of foreign troops in north Afghanistan was in the compound of the governor of Takhar province when a huge blast killed two top Afghan police officers, but he survived the attack, a NATO spokesman said.

"The Commander of Regional Command North was at the compound and was not killed in the blast," said Major Tim James, spokesman for the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force.


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