At least 11 killed in suicide bombing near governor's office in Kunar, Afghanistan
Suicide attack near governor's office, Afghanistan
At least 11 people have been killed, 40 others wounded in a suicide attack in Kunar province, Afghanistan.The explosion happened near the governor's office. Most of victims were civilians and kids, either passing by or playing in the park.Опубликовано RT Play 27 февраля 2016 г.
A suicide bomber detonated explosives near the governor's office, local media say.
Provincial Governor Wahidullah Kalimzai said the attacker arrived on a motorcycle to the entrance of the government headquarters, and blew himself up.
Suicide in eastern Kuner province, dozens of people killed and wounded pic.twitter.com/CTMWsahQs9— Pajhwok Afghan News (@pajhwok) February 27, 2016
"Most of victims were civilians and children who were either passing by or playing in the park," he told Reuters.
pics via locals: suicide blast spot in Asadabad, Kunar, Afghanistan, 11 confirmed dead, over 40 injured pic.twitter.com/ezl1cjLxTm— Khalid Khan™ (@khalidkhan787) February 27, 2016
No organization immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but tribal elder and militia commander Haji Khan Jan was killed. He participated in several operations against the Taliban over the last year.