Jalalabad Suicide Attack Leaves 11 Dead, 13 Wounded

January 17, 2016 9:22 AM

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Jalalabad Suicide Attack Leaves 11 Dead, 13 Wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 11 people have been killed and 13 wounded in a suicide attack at the home of a prominent politician in the increasingly volatile eastern city of Jalalabad, an Afghan official said on Sunday.

Ataullah Khyogani, spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial government, said the attacker detonated his explosives, which were secreted in his clothing, around 10:30 a.m. at the residential compound of Obaidullah Shinwari.

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