MAIDAN SHAR, Afghanistan, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- At least three persons have been confirmed dead and two others wounded as a suicide bomber targeted the convoy of the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province on Sunday, Nasrat Rahimi the spokesman for Interior Ministry said.
A terrorist riding an explosive-laden car blew it up next to the convoy of Wardak's provincial governor at 02:30 p.m. local time, killing three passersby on the spot and slightly wounding two bodyguards of the governor, Rahimi confirmed.
However, Rahimi asserted that the governor had escaped unhurt.
Meantime, a local television channel the Tolonews reported that the suicide attack on Wardak's provincial governor Muzafarudin Yamen in provincial capital Maidan Shar on Sunday afternoon claimed the lives of three police and injured two bodyguards of the governor.
No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.