Suicide Car Bomb Targets NATO Troops Convoy, 5 Killed

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Kabul: Suicide Car bomb targets NATO troops convoy in Loger province of Afghanistan. Five people, including women & children, killed in the attack.Earlier, A suicide bombing in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 19 people, most of them members of the country’s Sikh minority.

Police said they had been travelling in a vehicle to meet President Ashraf Ghani, who is visiting Nangarhar province, when the bomber struck.

Among those killed was the only Sikh candidate who had planned to contest October’s parliamentary elections. The Islamic State (IS) group said it carried out the attack.

Hours earlier, Mr Ghani had opened a hospital in Jalalabad during his two-day visit to Nangarhar. Officials said he was not in the area when the suicide blast occurred.

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