News - Afghanistan
At least three people were killed and eight others wounded after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in a gathering of elders of eastern Paktia province in capital Kabul, the Police Chief of Kabul told TOLOnews.
The incident took place Sunday afternoon in Shah Shaheed area, PD 8 of Kabul, when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a meeting of People's Council of Paktia.
Paktia's representative in the Parliament, Gul Pacha Majidi, was also injured in the attack and has been taken to Sardar Mohammad Dawood Khan Hospital of Kabul.
According to the eyewitnesses, the bomber detonated his explosives while the participants, most of them elderly, were leaving the meeting.