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Afghan spymaster wounded in attack on NDS guesthouse in Kabul (Video)

Afghan spymaster wounded in attack on NDS guesthouse in Kabul (Video)

Dec 06, 2012 - 17:22

KABUL (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief Asadullah Khalid was wounded in an explosion targeting an NDS guesthouse in Kabul Thursday afternoon. 

In a press statement, the NDS said Khalid survived the attack.  A family member told Pajhwok Afghan News that Khalid sustained "superficial injuries" in the attack and was taken to the NDS hospital in Kabul. 

Security forces sealed the entrence to the guesthouse street shortly after the 130 p.m. attack. 

Khalid, a close ally of President Hamid Karzai, survived an assassination attempt in 2007 while serving as governor of Kandahar.PAJHWOK/Ataullah Khpulwok


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