Atleast 14 killed, 50 injured in suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan’s Asadabad

Asadabad :At least 14 people, including an Afghan militia commander, were killed and over 50 others wounded today in a suicide bomb attack in Asadabad, the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar near the border with Pakistan.

A suicide attack occurred on Saturday in front of the Governor’s office in Asadabad city in Kunar province, reports TOLO News.

The injured have been admitted to the provincial hospital.

Provincial Governor Wahidullah Kalimzai said the bomber rode up on a motorcycle to the entrance of a government compound in the town of Asadabad and blew himself up.

Rescue and security personnel reached the blast site and Security personnel cordoned off the area as a probe into the incident went under way.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the apparent target of the attack.(ANI)