02 May 2017

News Story: Suicide bomber killed as blast hits foreign forces' convoy in Afghan province

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, May 1 (Xinhua) -- A suicide bomber was killed after he rammed a car bomb at a foreign forces' convoy in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, a spokesman of the provincial government said.

The attack took place in Barekab locality of Rodat district roughly at 3:00 p.m. local time (1030 GMT), spokesman Attahullah Khogyani told Xinhua.

"No passersby were around the road when the blast occurred and no member of the convoy was hurt as they were travelling in armored military vehicles," the official noted.

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