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4 Hours ago, a suicide bomber attacked the Maimanah City Center in Faryab Province
A suicide attack on a NATO foot patrol has left 15 people dead in northern Afghanistan, according to local officials. The attacker in Wednesday's late morning bombing targeted a foot patrol of Norwegian and US troops walking through a fruit market in Maymana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province. "A suicide bomber targeted a group of foreign friends" near a park, provincial governor Abdul Haq Shafaq told the AFP news agency of the motorcycle-riding attacker. Among the dead were four US soldiers, four Afghan police, an Afghan interpreter for the US soldiers and six Afghan civilians including two women and two children, local police sources told Al Jazeera. Another 30 Afghan civilians and four US soldiers were wounded in the attack. An on-duty doctor at the Afghan-Turk Hospital in the provincial capit
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