Senior NDS official dead in Khost explosion
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A senior official of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) was killed in a magnetic bomb explosion in eastern Khost province on Friday, an official said.
Wishing anonymity, the security official told Pajhwok Afghan News that Ismail was traveling in his car on the city’s ring road when the attached magnetic bomb exploded.
Deputy Governor Abdul Wahid Patan confirmed the incident but did not go into the details of the explosion.
Mohammad Aslam, an eye witness, said the explosion took place in a car and one person on board was killed. There was no immidate claim of responsibility for the attack.
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