Afghanistan: Jihad/martyrdom bomber murders 16 by driving explosive-laden motorbike into NATO/Afghan military convoy
Second time this month that the jihadis have targeted NATO troops in Khost. “Afghanistan suicide bomber kills 16 in Khost,” from the BBC, June 20 (thanks to David):
A suicide bomber has killed at least 16 people and wounded 34 others in the eastern Afghan province of Khost, officials say.
The attacker drove a motorbike laden with explosives into a joint Nato and Afghan military convoy in Khost city.
A spokesman for Nato said there were “some casualties” from the alliance, but did not give further details.
Hospital officials in Khost city said children and policemen were among those killed.
The head of one hospital told the AFP news agency that he received the bodies of four members of one family at his hospital.
It is the second time this month that a suicide attacker has targeted Nato troops in Khost, which is close to the border with Pakistan and hosts mainly US forces….