Suicide bombing wounds 4 soldiers in S Afghanistan

18:57, December 17, 2009      

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A suicide bomber blew himself up in Uruzgan province south of Afghanistan wounding at least four Afghan soldiers on Thursday afternoon, provincial police chief Juma Gul Humat said.

"Meeting of elders with local authorities was going on in the headquarters of Deh Rawad district this afternoon when a man attempted to get inside but the soldiers at the gate refused to allow him and he blew up himself up wounding four Afghan soldiers," Humat told Xinhua.

Meantime, senior commander of Afghan troops in south Afghanistan General Shir Mohammad Zazai also confirmed the report, adding it is too early to give the exact figure of casualties.

Source: Xinhua
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