Bomber hits Karzai's brother's memorial
Kabul - A suicide attacker struck a memorial service being held in a mosque for the assassinated half-brother of Afghanistan's president in the restive southern city of Kandahar on Thursday, officials said.
Interior ministry spokesperson Siddiq Siddiqi confirmed there had been a suicide bombing and that there were casualties, but said there was no further information as yet.
"According to our information it was a suicide attack," Siddiqi said.
A member of Kandahar provincial council who was attending the prayers being held in memory of the president's brother Ahmed Wali Karzai said: "It was a suicide bombing. It was inside the mosque. I saw one dead and four injured in there. The service was about to end when it happened."