Member of Parliament targeted in Kabul explosion

An explosion ripped through the Speen Square intersection in Khushal Khan in PD 5 of Kabul city on Sunday morning, leaving a number of people dead, sources have confirmed.

According to sources the target was Khan Mohammed Wordak, a Member of Parliament.

Khan survived the attack.

Sources have reported that as many as nine people were killed and six wounded but that the casualty figure is subject to change.

The explosion, believed to have been an IED, ripped through the intersection, causing widespread damage to buildings and other vehicles.