Taliban blamed for attack on Afghan checkpoint killing seven police officers


Policemen inspect at the gate of a mosque after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan on June 12, 2020, killed four worshippers. ? Reuters/Files KABUL: Seven police officers were killed when their checkpoint was attacked in central Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday, blaming the Taliban for the assault. The attack happened late on Friday in Pasaband district of Ghor province, said district police chief Fakhruddin, who goes by one name.