Suicide blast in Helmand Afghanistan

Suicide blast in Helmand Afghanistan

HELMAND : Afghan security forces killed a suicide bomber as he was trying to carry out a deadly attack using car bomb in Helmand province of Afghanistan .

The local official told media that a suicide bomber riding a vehicle packed with explosives was identified before he carries out an attack in Marjah district and adding that the suicide bomber detonated his explosives after he was identified, leaving only himself dead.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

Helmand is among the relatively volatile provinces in southern parts of the country where the Taliban insurgents are active in a number of its districts and often carry out insurgency activities.