Taliban bomb kills Afghan intelligence officer
A roadside bomb killed an intelligence officer in northern Afghanistan on Thursday, a government spokesman said, DPA reported.
Payenda Mohammad was driving to his office when a remote controlled bomb exploded in Kunduz city, the provincial governor's spokesman Mahbobullah Saeedi said.
Mohammad was intelligence chief of the city's fifth district in Kunduz province, he said.
"He died on the spot. Three Afghan children were wounded," Saeedi said.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid took responsibility for the attack and said that the bomb was remotely detonated by one of the movement's fighters.