Afghan suicide attack kills eight

Eight people have been killed and four others injured in a suicide attack in Afghanistan’s north-eastern Kapisa province, an official said today.

Provincial spokesman Halim Ayar said the attacker blew himself up about 220 yards (200m) from the office of Governor Azizul Rahman Tawab.

He said four of the dead were police officers and four were civilians. All the wounded were civilians.

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