22 Afghan Police Killed by Suicide Bombers

Provincial officials said a group of suicide bombers attacked a police station in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 22 officers and wounding 18 others.

One attacker blew himself up at the gate of the headquarters in Pul-i-Alam, about 60 kilometers south of the capital, Kabul, provincial government spokesman Din Mohammad Darwesh said.

At least one other bomber detonated his explosives inside the compound where officers had gathered to eat.