Provincial spokesman Halim Ayar says the attacker blew himself up about 220 yards (200 meters) from the office of Governor Azizul Rahman Tawab on Wednesday.

An Afghan official says eight people have been killed and four wounded in a suicide attack in the north-eastern Kapisa province.

Provincial spokesman Halim Ayar says the attacker blew himself up about 220 yards (200 meters) from the office of Governor Azizul Rahman Tawab on Wednesday.

Mr. Ayar says four of the dead were police officers and four civilians. All the wounded were civilians.

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