A suicide attack has taken place in the vicinity of central Logar province of Afghanistan amid reports a convoy of vehicles carrying the provincial governor and other senior officials was targeted.
The local officials confirmed that the incident has taken place in Kabul-Logar highway in Mohammad Agha district.
A local security official confirmed that the governor has escaped unhurt from the attack but eight security personnel have lost their lives and ten others have sustained injuries.
A member of the provincial council said the provincial director of the intelligence was also travelling in the convoy but he has also escaped the attack unhurt.
Source: Khaama Press