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6 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

Kabul, Oct 27 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 12 injured on Saturday in a Taliban car bomb attack in front of a police base in Afghanistan’s Maidan Wardak province.

At 8.30 a.m., a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle laden with explosives as a car carrying police personnel was passing by in the regional capital Maidan Shar, a top official told Efe news.

The victims comprised five maintenance personnel of the police base and the suicide bomber.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.

–IANS
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