22 killed in Afghan car bombing

| Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 13:16
First Published |

22 killed in Afghan car bombing

Kabul: At least 22 people were killed in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan, an official said on Sunday.

The blast took place late on Saturday in Kunduz province.

"At least 19 pro-government militiamen and three civilians died when a militant struck a gathering with a car bomb in Khan Abad district late Saturday evening," Xinhua quoted district governor Hayyatullah Amiri as saying.

A pro-government leader Abdul Qadir was among the killed, the official said.

The Taliban militant group has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Download English News App and stay updated with all Latest News.
For News in English, follow us on Google+, Twitter and on Facebook.

Add new comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.