Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 12 Afghan Army Recruits on Bus

April 11, 2016 4:36 PM

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Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 12 Afghan Army Recruits on Bus

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber struck a bus of army recruits in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens, officials said on Monday.

The Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement that all those killed in the attack, at 4 p.m. in the Surkh Rod district of Nangarhar Province, were army recruits, and that at least 26 people were wounded. Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, put the number of injured at 38...

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