Suicide bombing leaves bomber dead in E Afghanistan

15:14, November 23, 2010      

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A suicide bomber blew himself up in Afghanistan eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, causing no other casualties, Interior Ministry said in press release.

"Today at 07:30 a.m. local time a suicide bomber which was riding a motorbike exploded his vest in Ring Road Molawi Khales Family area, Bahsood district of Nangarhar province," the press release added.

"As a result, the suicide bomber was killed and no civilians were harmed in this attack," the press release noted.

However, it did not blame any particular groups or individuals for the attack.

It is the second violent incident hit Nangahar over the past two days. In the previous attack in the shape of bomb blast on Monday injured two civilians outside Nangarhar's provincial capital Jalalabad for which authorities put the attack on Taliban militants.

Taliban insurgents fighting Afghan and NATO-led troops have intensified their activities against government interests and security forces since beginning this year.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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