29 Sep 2010

Provincial govt official killed

6:07 am on 29 September 2010

The deputy governor of Ghazni Province in eastern Afghanistan has been killed by a suicide bomber.

Mohamad Kazim Allahyar was driving to work on Tuesday when a bomber rode a motorbike into his convoy.

The BBC reports his son, nephew, a bodyguard and two civilians also died. Eight other people were seriously wounded.