14 dead in bomb­ing

Toronto Sun - - NEWS -

KABUL — A mo­tor­cy­cle rigged with ex­plo­sives det­o­nated at an elec­tion rally in north­east­ern Afghanistan Satur­day killing at least 14 peo­ple, in­clud­ing civil­ians and se­cu­rity forces, of­fi­cials said.

Khalil Aser, spokesman for the provin­cial po­lice chief in Takhar prov­ince, said 32 oth­ers were wounded when the ex­plo­sives-laden mo­tor­bike parked near the rally in Rus­taq district blew up.

No one im­me­di­ately took re­spon­si­bil­ity for the at­tack but Tal­iban in­sur­gents are ac­tive in the prov­ince.

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