Scrolling news:

Afghanistan: Blast kills district governor, wounds 5 in eastern Afghan city

8th Mar 2014

JALALABAD, (Xinhua): A powerful blast rocked eastern Jalalabad city killing a district governor and wounding five others on Saturday, a local official said.

“A bomb blast targeted the vehicle of Nazian district governor this morning killing him on the spot and injured five others,” the official told Xinhua but declined to be identified, saying authorized officials would brief the media after investigation.

Meantime, another official with the public relation office of the provincial government confirmed the incident and said “a bomb was planted inside the vehicle of Noor Agha Kamran, the governor of Nazian district, and the device exploded at around 09:00 a.m. local time killing the district governor and injuring one police and four civilians.” He did not give more details.

No group or individuals have claimed responsibility for the attack.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-03/08/c_133170842.htm

Leave a Comment

What is 13 + 4 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview 29 May 2013 and aired on 12 June 2013


Latest Tweets

The Muslim News

awards

Awards for Excellence

Read more