The Warduj district local police commander survived a suicide attack, Badakhshan officials confirmed on Wednesday.
Sanaullah Rohani, spokesman for Badakhshan’s provincial police chief, said that a suicide bomber had tried to kill Warduj district’s Commander Habib but had failed.
The bomber had planned to carry out the attack on Habib near his house in the Dasht-e-Farakh area of Baharak district on Wednesday morning at 11:30 am.
However, the explosion did not harm Habib.
Rohani said that two civilians nearby and two members accompanying Habib were injured during the explosion.
No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.