10 die in two blasts in Kunar province

March 1, 2013 at 1:39 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 1 (UPI) -- Explosions in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province killed at least seven Afghan border protection officers and three civilians, officials and witnesses said.

Local officials said the seven Afghan police officers were killed in the first explosion Thursday evening and the second killed the civilians as they were trying to remove the bodies, Khaama Press reported.

No group immediately claimed responsibility, Khaama Press said.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
TSU shooting: 1 dead, 1 wounded in third shooting this week at Houston campus
Listeria threat prompts Whole Foods cheese recall
Russia says missiles aimed at Syria did not land in Iran
Captive orca breeding banned at California's SeaWorld
Wrong drug used in Oklahoma execution