Governor of Laghman province, Rahmatullah Yarmal has survived a suicide blast hitting the convoy that secured his transportation.

Tariq Arian, MOI spokesman tweeted, “At around 09:50 am today, terrorists carried out a suicide attack on the convoy vehicles of the governor of Laghman province in the three-way road of ​​Sultan Ghazi Baba town of Mehtarlam, the blast resulted in the death of 4 bodyguards of the governor and 4 civilians, 2 bodyguards of the governor and 28 other civilians are wounded”.

The governor was targeted as he was traveling from his guest house to the office.

No group has yet claimed the responsibility for the attack.