Two killed, 20 Wounded in Kandahar Motorbike Bombing

At least two civilians were killed, and 20 people were wounded in a motorbike bombing in southern Kandahar province, a local official said Thursday.

Jamal Nasir Barakzai, a spokesman for Kandahar Police told Ariana News that an explosive-laden motorbike was detonated in PD^3 of Kandahar city on Thursday evening.

Barakzai stated the blast occurred close to a police checkpoint. He added that the deputy police chief of PD^3 of Kandahar city and a policeman were wounded in the explosion.

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.