Suicide bomber hits US convoy in Afghanistan

A suspected suicide bomber in a car hit a US military convoy in southern Afghanistan today, wounding one US soldier, an Afghan army officer said.

The attack occurred on the main Kabul-Kandahar highway in Kandahar province, targeting a joint US-Afghan convoy, said Mohammadullah Khan, an Afghan army officer who was in the convoy.

The bomber died and one US armoured humvee vehicle was damaged in the blast, Khan said.

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