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Suicide bombing rocks Afghan capital

(Xinhua) Updated: 2012-09-18 13:08

KABUL - A suicide car bomb went off in early Tuesday morning in Afghan capital of Kabul, leaving casualties, the police said.

"A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying foreign nationals along a main road from Kabul airport to Kabul inter- continental hotel, leaving at least nine foreigners dead," a police official told Xinhua anonymously.

The blast occurred at around 6:45 am local time Tuesday morning.

Meantime, a local TV channel Tolo News also reported that nine foreigners were killed in the suicide bombing that went off near an Afghan intelligence agency building in airport road.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

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