Afghanistan: Army commander killed in bomb blast in Helmand

ANI Islamabad, Pakistan Nov 30, 2019, 10.50 PM(IST)

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Zwak said three security force members and a local journalist were wounded in the attack.

Brig. General Zahirgul Muqbil, an army commander of Afghan border forces was killed in a roadside bomb explosion in Marjah district of Helmand province, the provincial governor`s spokesman Omar Zwak told Tolo News on Saturday morning.

Zwak said three security force members and a local journalist were wounded in the attack.

The forces were heading to a military operation in Marjah district when their humvee hit a roadside bomb, he added.

The Kabul-based local television network, Shamshad TV, confirmed in a tweet that their local reporter Mohammad Sarwari was wounded in the blast.