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Hesarak district chief wounded in suicide attack

Hesarak district chief wounded in suicide attack

May 21, 2014 - 11:59

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A district chief was wounded and a police commander killed in a suicide attack in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday.

Clad in a police uniform, the suicide bomber entered the Hesarak district centre at 11.00pm, said a statement from the Governor’s House.

Abdul Khaliq Maroof, the district’s administrative head, was wounded and an Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander killed.

Resident Noor Mohammad told Pajhwok Afghan News the assailant managed to reach the district chief’s office inside the building.


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