A suicide bomber was killed in an explosion triggered by his own explosives and before reaching to his target in eastern Nangrhar province of Afghanistan.
The provincial government in a statement said the incident took place late on Wednesday evening in the vicinity of Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of Nangarhar.
The statement further added that the suicide bomber’s explosives went off in the 6th police district of the city, leaving himself dead along with another individual.
The suicide bomber was being chased by the security forces to be arrested based on the tip off received by Nangarhar police, the statement said.
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A suicide attack rocked Kandahar province in South of Afghanistan amid reports several people were killed or wounded in the attack.
The local officials are saying that a suicide bomber rammed a Humvee type vehicle packed with explosives into the police commandment of Maiwand district earlier today.
According to the local officials citing preliminary reports, at least three people lost their lives and four others were wounded in the attack.
The Maiwand district police chief Sultan Mohammad confirmed that six policemen lost their lives and five others were wounded in the attack. Another security official had earlier said that around seven people were killed and at least nine others were wounded in the attack.
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