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Suicide bomber kills self in Afghan hospital; no others hit by blast

Oct. 14, 2013 at 8:13 AM   |   Comments

GADEZ, Afghanistan, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- A man detonated a bomb and killed himself Monday at a hospital in eastern Paktiya province in Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said.

Afghan security forces had arrested the man after was injured in clashes with police and he was taken to a hospital in Gadez city where he detonated the bomb, said Sediq Sediq, spokesman for the ministry.

No one else was hit by the bomb blast, investigators said.

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