Car bomber hits Nato convoy in Afghanistan, wounds 5 civilians

Afghan police secure the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept 24, 2017.
Afghan police secure the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept 24, 2017.PHOTO: EPA

KABUL (REUTERS) - Five civilians were wounded when a car bomber attacked a Danish convoy belonging to the Nato-led international mission in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday (Sept 24), security officials said.

Captain William Salvin, a spokesman for Nato's Resolute Support mission, confirmed an attack had occurred and said a team was on the scene to recover the vehicle.

"There are no Resolute Support casualties as a result of the explosion," Salvin he said in an e-mailed statement.

Afghan security officials said a car bomb had been used in the attack on the convoy.