Suicide attack in Helmand leaves more than 30 people dead, wounded

 

Over thirty people were killed or wounded in a suicide attack in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan late on Sunday evening.

According to the local government officials, the incident took place in the vicinity of Nawa district after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Omar Zwak confirmed that a suicide bomber targeted an armored vehicle of the security forces at around 6:30 pm local time.

He said preliminary reports indicate at least thirteen people were killed and more than nineteen others were wounded in the attack.

In the meantime, another security official said civilians and security personnel were among those killed or wounded in the attack.

 

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