Suicide Attack in Afghanistan Kills 5

Police commander among those killed


HERAT, Afghanistan: A suicide bomber killed an Afghan police commander and four civilians in a remote town near the Turkmenistan border on Tuesday, police said.

The bomber, strapped with explosives, followed the local police official into a shop and blew himself up, killing the officer and four others, the deputy police chief of western Herat province, Abdul Hamid Hamidi told AFP.

The attack happened in Kushki Kuhna district.