Afghanistan blasts kill 13 in Helmand province

BBC – Thirteen people have died in two attacks in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province. In the first, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed seven civilians and two police officers in a bazaar in Kajaki district. Nato said some of its personnel are among the wounded. In a second attack, claimed by the Taliban, a roadside bomb killed a local intelligence official and at least two others in Nad-e-Ali district. The bomb hit the vehicle in which the National Department of Security (NDS) chief Wali Mohammad was travelling, Afghan intelligence and police officials in Nad-e-Ali district told the BBC. Read Article