Afghanistan Suicide Blast: Car Explosion Outside Bank In Helmand Province

29 people were killed and over sixty were injured in a suicide car bombing targeting Afghan soldiers lined up outside a bank in southern Helmand province, according to Afghanistan Governor in Helmand. Afghan Provincial police chief Gen. Agha Noor Kentoz said the attacker struck on Thursday in Lashkargah, the provincial capital, adding that several were wounded in the explosion outside the branch of Afghanistan’s Kabul Bank. A spokesperson for Provincial Governor Omar Zwak told local news agency TOLO News that “civilians and military are among the wounded.” The blast took place at about 12 noon local time.