Car bomb kills 2, hurts 3 in Afghanistan

Car bomb kills 2, hurts 3 in Afghanistan

Agency News

Kandahar, Nov 9: An Afghan security force member and a militant were killed and three people wounded in a Taliban insurgents' suicide car bomb blast at a military camp in southern Kandahar province on Saturday, a provincial source said here.

"A militant rammed a hijacked explosive-packed military vehicle to the gate of the military camp in Shah Wali Kot district roughly at 0600 hrs (local time) on Saturday, killing himself and a soldier and injuring three other security force members," the source, who declined to be named, told Xinhua.

The explosion was followed by clashes, when several militants hiding near the targeted camp engaged with the security forces after the blast, according to the source. (UNI)