7 wounded in Kandahar suicide attack
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police vehicle, leaving two border policemen and five civilians wounded on Monday in southern Kandahar province, an official said.
Samim Khpalwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the suicide bomber was on foot and attacked a police vehicle on the outskirt of 1st police district in Kandahar City, the provincial capital.
The injured were instantly shifted to a local hospital. A security official said the apparent target of the attacker was Ismat Afghan, chief of border police chief, who remained unhurt in the attack.
Taliban have not commented on the incident as of yet.
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