The bomber detonated next to a car in which the National Directorate of Security (NDS) official was travelling at 8:20am in Maymanah in Faryab province, Lal Mohammad, police spokesman for the northern region, told AFP.
“The chief of NDS was going to his office when the attacker, a person wearing a suicide vest, detonated near his car.
“One child is killed and six other people, including the provincial chief of NDS, are injured,” said Mohammad.
Mohammad had said initially that a “number of civilians” were killed.(Dawn.com)