Afghan official: 4 policemen killed in roadside bomb

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Four Afghan police officers were killed by a roadside bomb in western Afghanistan, the latest in a string of deadly attacks against the country's embattled police force. A spokesman for the police chief in Herat province said Wednesday that the policemen were killed after their car was hit a roadside bomb Tuesday night in Rubat-i-Sangin district, north of the city of Herat. The spokesman also said that the vehicle the officers were using on their patrol was destroyed in the blast.