Three Dead in Attack on Afghan Lawmaker's House

Friday 1439/9/23 - 2018/06/08
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Kabul, Ramadan 23, 1439, Jun 8, 2018, SPA -- An attempted suicide bomber attacked an Afghan member of parliament's house, killing three people, including one police officer and two civilians, officials said on Friday.
The assailant, who was unable to detonate his device before being killed by security forces, shot at people during the attack in Jalalabad city. Five other people were wounded, said Attaullah Khogyni, a spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial governor.
Lawmaker Friadoon Mohmmand was not home at the time and it is unknown why he was targeted. The attacker was gunned down by police forces within minutes of him gaining entry to the property grounds, dpa reported.
--SPA
13:58 LOCAL TIME 10:58 GMT
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