Female suicide bomber killed in Faryab

A female suicide bomber and her three companions were killed in Faryab province on Sunday, officials said Monday.

Faryab police chief, said the woman, who was trying to blow herself up at Qaisar police headquarters in Faryab district, was identified and killed along with her three companions before reaching her target.

Three other attackers were injured in the incident, police added.

Police did not give details regarding the woman’s identity nor the identities of the other three.

However, Abdul Karim Yurash Faryab police spokesman said the bodies were completely dismembered and the presence of Taliban in the area and the ongoing fighting have made investigations difficult.