Two suicide bombers killed in Kabul

November 14th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Kabul, Nov 14 (IANS) One suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital while another was shot dead by security forces Monday. No civilian was injured in the incidents, an official said.

Another attacker was captured by security forces close to the Loya Jirga or grand assembly venue in Kabul, Xinhua reported.

“There were three attackers who got off a car just in front of the main gate of the Loya Jirga compound. The first bomber blew himself up,” an Afghan army officer said.

The suicide blast was not powerful. The second bomber was shot dead and the third attacker was captured, he said.

The traditional four-day Loya Jirga — an assembly of tribal elders, MPs and government officials — is going to be held within a couple of days.

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