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Suicide attacker killed in Afghan ministry

April 18, 2011

The attacker, wearing an army uniform, was shot before he could detonate after he entered the Afghan defence ministry in Kabul. -Photo by AFP

KABUL: A suicide attacker in an army uniform has been killed after entering the Afghan defence ministry in Kabul, a security source speaking anonymously told AFP, confirming local media reports Monday.

“He has not detonated, he has been shot. His suicide vest is still on him,” the source said.

However, local television reported that three people had been injured in the attack.