Afghan suicide bomber is a case of Taliban having "skilfully placed the explosives ... around the genitals of the suicide attacker"
Asadullah Khalid, who heads the National Directorate of Security
(NDS), was targeted by a bomber posing as a Taliban peace envoy in a spy
agency guesthouse in the upscale Kabul district of Taimani on Thursday.
Khalid was wounded in the attack and is now being treated at a US-run
military hospital outside Kabul where he is in a stable condition,
security sources have said.
On Friday, the NDS said that he was "recovering" and in a "satisfactory" condition.
found that "the organisers of this suicide attack... skilfully placed
the explosives in the underpants and around the genitals of the suicide
attacker," the spy agency said in a statement.