27 Jan 2013

10 killed by suicide bomber in market

6:06 am on 27 January 2013

At least 10 people were killed and 20 others wounded by a suicide bomber in a market in Afghanistan, in the north-eastern city of Kunduz on Saturday.

Provincial police chief Gen Khalil Andarabi told the BBC that the head of counter-terrorism and the chief of traffic police were among the dead.

The attack took place at around 5.20pm in the heart of the city. The bomber was riding a motorbike.

Also on Saturday, a suicide attacker riding a bicycle killed two civilians in Ghazni province.

On Friday, a suicide bomber in a car attacked a Nato convoy in Kapisa province, killing at least five civilians and wounding 15.