Gunmen kill 3 Afghans in attack in country's east

November 28, 2010 17:10

Afghanistan — Gunmen firing on a car killed a local government official and two of his relatives on Sunday in the country's east, officials said.

The attack took place as Abdullah Ahmadzai, a member of Logar province's governing council, was driving into the provincial capital of Puli Alam. Ahmadzai's brother and cousin were also killed and a bodyguard was injured, said Din Mohammad Darwesh, a spokesman for the provincial government.Meanwhile, Afghan officials began an investigation into an attack Saturday in the east that killed 13 policemen. The two suicide attackers disguised themselves as officers and made it through three security gates before detonating their explosives.

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