Four dead in blast

KABUL: A Taliban suicide car bomber killed four people on Wednesday  and injured dozens more on the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul, police said.

A total of 41 people, most of them civilians, were injured when the bomber targeted the local district administration compound in the town of Paghman, said a police spokesman, Ebadullah Karimi. “At around 10:30 this morning a suicide attacker detonated his explosive-packed car next to the Paghman district headquarters.

Two police officers and two civilians have been killed, a further 41 have been injured,” Karimi said. A senior police officer was among the dead, Karimi added. The account was confirmed by the interior ministry deputy spokesman Najib Danish.