32 killed, over 200 wounded in Afghan police attack: Official

By: | Updated: October 17, 2017 3:54 PM

A suicide and gun attack on a police training centre in southeast Afghanistan today has killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 40, a hospital official said.

afghan attack, afghan gun attack, afghan police centre attack, afghan police training centre attack, recent afghan attack, latest afghan attack, afghan suicide and gun attack, suicide bombingThe victims include “women, students and police”, Hedayatullah Hamidi, public health director in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, told AFP. (Reuters)

The death toll in a suicide and gun attack on police in southeast Afghanistan has risen to 32 with more than 200 wounded, an official said, in the latest deadly violence to hit the country.

“The hospital is overwhelmed and we call on people to donate blood,” said Shir Mohammad Karimi, deputy health director in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province.

(More details awaited)

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