Afghan bomb at­tack tar­gets Nato con­voy

New Straits Times - - World -

KABUL: A pow­er­ful blast tar­get­ing a for­eign forces con­voy near the United States em­bassy and the North At­lantic Treaty Or­gan­i­sa­tion (Nato) head­quar­ters here killed at least eight peo­ple and wounded 25 yes­ter­day, of­fi­cials said. In­te­rior min­istry spokesman Na­jib Dan­ish said most of the vic­tims were civil­ians on the busy main road dur­ing the morn­ing rush hour. “We are still check­ing the na­ture of the ex­plo­sion, but I con­firm a con­voy of for­eign forces was pass­ing by when the ex­plo­sion hap­pened,” he said.

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