Paktika province1A suicide bomber was killed in eastern Paktiya province of Afghanistan of Monday after he blown up himself inside a hospital in this province.

Officials in the interior ministry of Afghanistan on Monday said that the suicide bomber was arrested along with his explosives by Afghan security forces.

Sediq Sediq, spokesman for the interior ministry of Afghanistan said the suicide bomber was looking to start clashes with the Afghan security forces, but was injured after Afghan police opened fire on him.

Mr. Sediqi further added that the suicide bomber was injured and was taken to hospital in Gadez city, where blew up himself.

He said only the suicide bomber was killed following the explosion and Afghan security forces and civilians did not suffer any casualties.

No group including the Taliban militants has so far commented regarding the incident.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.