Suicide Bombing in Afghan Capital Kills at Least 9

February 1, 2016 12:11 PM

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KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber killed at least nine people and wounded 12 in an attack on a police base in Kabul on Monday, an Afghan official said.

Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid said the attacker joined a line of people waiting to enter the local headquarters of a branch of the national police after having lunch and praying outside. The bomber detonated his payload after being spotted near the gate.

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