Four people killed in suicide attack in North Afghanistan

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Kabul, July 6 (ANI): At least four people were killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's northern Sar-e-Pul province today. The incident took place in Sancharak district after the suicide bomber targeted a former Jihadi leader Rahim Ayoubi. Provincial governor Mohammad Zahir Wahdat said Ayoubi survived the attack unhurt but four members of his family were killed, reports Khaama Press. The victims include two sons and two nephews of Ayoubi and another member of his family was wounded. Wahdat said that that Ayoubi had left his family members inside his vehicle as he was visiting a cemetary when the suicide bomber targeted the vehicle. So far, no group including the Taliban militants has claimed responsibility behind the incident.(ANI)