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Afghanistan: a long war, and still in search of a strategy
India stepping up to the challenge of post-2014 Afghanistan
HERAT, Afghanistan |
Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:31am EST
HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed the police chief of Afghanistan's western Nimroz province on Monday, a police official said.
General Mohammad Musa Rasoli's vehicle was struck by the bomb as he was heading to work, the official said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Taliban insurgents have targeted provincial officials in the past.
The Afghan government is scrambling to improve security before NATO troops withdraw by the end of 2014. Some Afghans fear another civil war may erupt after the pullout.
Last week, a suicide bomber posing as a peace messenger wounded Afghanistan's intelligence chief, Asadullah Khalid, in the capital Kabul, dealing a blow to the nascent reconciliation process.
(Reporting by Sharafuddin Sharafyar; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Ron Popeski)
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