Officials: bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor

  • AFP, Kabul
  • |
  • Updated: Oct 15, 2013 11:15 IST

A bomb hidden in a microphone killed an Afghan provincial governor on Tuesday as he made a speech at a mosque after Eid prayers in Logar, close to the capital Kabul, officials said.

"This morning, governor Arsala Jamal was delivering a speech after Eid prayers when he was killed by a bomb planted in the microphone," Logar provincial governor spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish told AFP.

"Eight other people have been wounded."

 

also read

Police raid home of gunman involved in Prophet cartoon attack in Texas

blog comments powered by Disqus