Suicide attack in Afghanistan, 8 dead

Logar Province [Afghanistan]: Eight people were killed and 10 others injured in a suicide attack targeting a convoy of Logar governor and the provincial NDS chief on Sunday in Mohammad Agha district of the province.

Tolo News quoted Nasir Ghairat, member of Logar Provincial Council as saying, “Casualties are feared but the governor and the provincial NDS chief have survived the attack.”

According to unconfirmed reports, as many as seven of the governor’s bodyguards have been injured, however, the provincial security officials have refrained from commenting about the matter.

Taliban has claimed that responsibility for the suicide attack.