Suicide attacker kills civilian, injures eight in Afghanistan

Updated - May 18, 2016 08:27 am IST

Published - February 15, 2014 03:34 pm IST - Kunduz

One civilian was killed and eight injured Saturday by a suicide bomber in northern Afghanistan, police said.

“The bomber targeted a police vehicle passing in Khan Abad district at 9:30 am (0500 GMT),” said Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, police spokesman for Kunduz province.

Mr. Hussaini said the police officers were unhurt, but one civilian passerby died and eight others were injured.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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