Afghan Parliament member killed in bomb attack

Afghan Parliament member killed in bomb attack

Afghan Parliament member killed in bomb attack

Written by Tharushan Fernando

08 Jun, 2016 | 11:37 am

An Afghan member of parliament was killed by a bomb in the capital of Kabul.

Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said that the the devices was hidden in an electrical box attached to a wall, exploded as Shir Wali Wardak was leaving his house. 11 people, including five of Wardak’s bodyguards, were wounded in the blast.

No group has claimed responsibility but the attack came only hours after Taliban fighters stormed a courthouse south of Kabul, killing at least seven people, including a newly appointed chief prosecutor.

According to the head of security for provincial police force At least 21 other people were wounded in the attack in Puli Alim, the capital of southeastern Logar province

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