Kandahar - A suicide car bomber rammed the gate of a police station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Monday, unleashing a powerful blast that killed at least one policeman, officials said. General Abdul Raziq, the provincial police chief, said the attacker detonated a bomb-laden sedan at the station’s gate .
of Kandahar city’s fourth district police station, killing at least one officer.
Another policeman and three civilians were injured, Jawed Faisal, the chief of the government-run Kandahar Media and Information Centre told AFP.
“It was a suicide car bombing that hit the gates of the police station. One police was martyred, one police was injured and three civilians were injured,” Faisal said.
“The civilians were injured in a nearby house which was badly damaged,” he told AFP.
Interior ministry spokesman Sediq Siddiqi confirmed the attack but had no further details. “So far, we have one police death,” Siddiqi told AFP.
Witnesses reported “an extremely powerful explosion”.