Ten People were killed and another 9 were injured after a suicide bomber attacked a political gathering in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack occurred outside a banquet hall in the northern region of the Afghan capital, police and witnesses claim.
“A terrorist wearing an explosive-packed jacket tried to enter Qasr-e-Naween Hall at midday in Khair Khana Mina locality shortly before a political gathering ended,” Kabul police spokesman, Basir Mujahid, told reporters
The spokesman says that the police identified the attacker but were unable to stop him from detonating.
“The bomber struck into the front gate of the building. The victims included seven police officers and two civilians in addition to the bomber. And among the injured people were seven policemen and two civilians,” he said.
The attack took place at a meeting that was held by the supporters of Atta Mohammad Noor, governor of northern Balkh province, and a senior member of Jamiat-e-Islami of Afghanistan, a major political party,