Three die in Kandahar suicide bombing

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 13:27

Kandahar: At least three civilians were killed Saturday in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan`s Kandahar city, said an army official.

"The blast occurred around 9.30 am in front of a private hospital along a road leading to the Kandahar International Airport, killing three civilians," General Abdul Hamid, commander of the Afghan army regional corps, told Xinhua.

He said the likely target of the attack was a joint convoy of the NATO-led troops and Afghan army soldiers. He added no member of the convoy was injured in the attack.

Security forces have cordon off the area.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 13:27
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