Suicide bomber killed by own explosives
JALALABAD (PAN): A suicide bomber was killed when his explosives detonated prematurely in Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, officials said.
The incident happened at 1pm near the Sherzad district centre building, the district chief, Aseel Ahmad Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The suicide bomber wanted to enter the centre, but was ashamed and blew himself up, he said.
No one else was injured, Khogyani said, adding, they had received an intelligence report about the entry of a suicide bomber to the district.
The spokesman for the Nangarhar governor, Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, also confirmed the incident.
On Feb. 19, several suicide attackers stormed Kabul Bank branch in Jalalabad city and killed dozens of people.
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