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KHOST, Afghanistan – At least four people killed, including two civilians, and a dozen wounded after a motorcycle embedded with explosive devices rushed through a wedding ceremony in Slorina of Khost province, the Ministry of Defense confirmed Friday.

“During the terrorist attack, two Afghan National Army members and two civilians are killed,” the ministry said in a statement. At least “one ANA member and 12 civilian injured.”

According to the statement, an ANA member hosted the wedding as he celebrated his special day.

No group or individual has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

General Asadullah Khalid, Acting Minister of the Ministry of Defense, expressed his deepest condolences to the victims’ family, praying for swift recovery of those battling for their lives in hospitals, the statement said.


  • Muhammad Arif Sheva holds a B.A degree in Journalism from Int'l Peace Leadership College Rizal, Philippines. Sheva works as an editor and content writer for Khaama Press.