Suicide bombing leaves bomber dead in E Afghanistan

15:14, November 23, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

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


  • Do you have anything to say?


Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Chinese Navy soldiers hold an evening party marking the upcoming 62nd National Day aboard Chinese Navy hospital ship "Peace Ark" in the Pacific on Sept. 28, 2011. The Chinese National Day falls on Oct. 1. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)
  • Photo taken on Sept. 30, 2011 shows the crowd at the plaza of Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China. The railway transportation witnessed a travel peak with the approach of the seven-day National Day holidays on Friday. (Xinhua)
  • A man wearing high-heel shoes takes part in the 3rd annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, an event when men literally walk in women's shoes to raise awareness about ending violence against women, at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada, Sept. 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)
  • Photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows a cargo ship in danger on the sea near Zhuhai City, south China's Guangdong Province. Cargo ship Fangzhou 6 of Qingzhou of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region lost control after water stormed into its cabin due to Typhoon Nesat on the sea near Zhuhai Thursday, leaving 12 crew members in danger. Rescuers rushed to the ship and saved them by using a helicopter. (Xinhua)
  • Actress Gong Li poses for L'Officiel Magazine. (Xinhua Photo)
  • Demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street campaign hold placards as they march in the financial district of New York September 29, 2011. After hundreds of protesters were denied access to some areas outside the New York Stock Exchange on September 17, demonstrators set up a rag-tag camp three blocks away. Zuccotti Park is a campground festooned with placards and anti-Wall Street slogans. The group is adding complaints of excessive police force against protesters and police treatment of ethnic minorities and Muslims to its grievances list, which includes bank bailouts, foreclosures and high unemployment. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
Hot Forum Discussion