2 police killed in suicide attack in southwestern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber hit a police compound in southwestern Afghanistan, killing two officers and wounding five others, an official said. The bomber tried to ram a vehicle packed with explosives Tuesday inside a police chief's compound in the town of Zaranj in Nimroz province, said provincial deputy police chief Asadullah Sherzad. The vehicle exploded at the compound walls, killing two policemen and wounding five others, Sherzad said. The bomber also died.