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Four killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

Rahim Ayoubi survived the attack unhurt but four members of his family were killed

IANS  |  Kabul 

Four killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

At least four persons were killed on Wednesday in a in north Afghanistan's province, an official said.

The incident took place around 10.00 am (local time) in Sancharak district after the suicide bomber targeted Rahim Ayoubi, a former Jihadi leader, Khaama Press reported.

Ayoubi survived the attack unhurt but four members of his family were killed, the official said.

The victims were two sons and two nephews of Ayoubi. Another member of his family was also wounded.

Ayoubi had left his family members inside his vehicle as he was visiting a cemetery when the suicide bomber targeted the vehicle, the official added.

Ayoubi was a member of the Jamiat-e-Islami party of and was a key member of the party in province as he was waging a fight against the anti-government militant groups.

First Published: Wed, July 06 2016. 18:22 IST
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