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Suicide bomb detonates in Kabul; 1 dead, 4 injured

Feb. 20, 2014 at 8:32 AM   |   Comments

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- At least one person died and four others were injured Thursday after a suicide bomb detonated at a building compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, an official said.

A suicide bomber detonated the explosives Thursday morning inside the Hakim Nasir Khursraw Balkhi building compound after he encountered security, Khaama Press reported.

The security member died in the blast.

Hashmatullah Stanekzai, a spokesman for Kabul security forces, said the main target for the bomb wasn't clear.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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