Suicide truck bomb kills at least 5 in southern Afghanistan

A suicide truck bombing killed at least five people and wounded 62 in southern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said. The truck struck at the gate of the provincial council’s compound in Zabul province’s capital of Qalat, council director Atta Jan Haqbayan said. Three of the wounded were council members, including two women, and children were also among the wounded, Haqbayan said. Mirwais Noorzai, Zabul’s police chief, said the attacker used a small truck in the bombing.



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