3 killed in suicide car bombing in Afghanistan

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 07:10 hrs

Maidan Shahr (Afghanistan), Nov 23 (IANS) A suicide car bomb Friday rocked Maidan Shahr, the capital of Wardak province, killing the bomber and two other people and injuring 40, most of them civilians, reported Xinhua.

"The suicide attacker rode an explosive−laden vehicle and detonated it next to a police centre, killing three people including himself and injuring 40 others, some police and mostly civilians," provincial police chief Baqizoi told Xinhua. Wardak is 35 km west of Kabul.

He added that investigation was underway.

Zabihullah Mujahid, who speaks for the Taliban outfit, claimed responsibility to the media via telephone from unknown location.

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