Bomb kills Afghan official

February 14th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS  

TalibanKabul, Feb 14 (Xinhua) A district chief and two of his bodyguards were killed in eastern Afghanistan when thier vehicle hit a roadside mine planted by the Taliban militants, an official said.

The mine struck the car of Badi Zaman Sabari, chief of Nadir Khahkot district in Khost province, killing him on the spot and wounding two of his bodyguards, an official told Xinhua. Sabari was on his way to office.

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