Bombing in Faryab

A blast believed to be a suicide bombing and target NATO-led forces hit Maimana, the capital of Faryab province, on Wednesday, casualties feared, deputy to provincial governor Abdul Sattar Bariz said.

“The attack happened at 11 a.m. local time in Maimana city and some people might have been killed and injured,” Bariz told Xinhua but declined to give more details.

Meantime, provincial governor Abdul Haq Shafaq when approached by Xinhua confirmed the incident, saying “a blast, apparently suicide attack happened in Maimana city when a group of foreign journalists along with foreign troops were snapping the city and interviewing the locals.”

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