12 killed in Afghan car bomb attack

Kabul: At least 12 people were killed and 19 injured in a car bomb attack on a convoy of Afghan forces in Helmand province, a security official said on Monday.

“A terrorist blew up his explosives-laden car on Sunday night next to a military convoy on a road leading to Nawa district,” the official told Xinhua news agency.

No group has claimed responsibility so far.