Explosion rocks Afghan capital near political gathering: security official

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 16, 2017 4:46 AM

KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion rocked the Afghan capital on Thursday near a gathering of supporters of regional leader Atta Mohammad Noor and casualties were feared, a security official said.

Noor is the governor of Balkh province and a major figure in the mainly Tajik Jamiat-i-Islami party.

(Reporting by Hamid Shalizi; Editing by Nick Macfie)