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Motorbike suicide attack kills 5, wounds 15

06-06-2012 15:52 BJT

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, June 6 (Xinhua) -- A motorbike suicide bombing rocked Kandahar 450 km south of capital Kabul on Wednesday, killing five people and wounding 10 others, a local official said.

"A man riding motorbike blew himself up on the road leading to Kandahar airport at around 11:00 a.m. local time today when a convoy of NATO-led forces was passing the area, leaving five people dead and 10 others injured," the official told Xinhua but declined to be identified, saying authorized officials would briefed the media after investigation.

Meantime, spokesman for provincial administration Jawed Faisal in talks with Xinhua confirmed the incident, saying it was a suicide attack inflicting casualties.

He also said that details would be made public after investigation.

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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