Kabul, Apr 24 (AP) A police official says at least four security guards have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked their checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan. Also Read - Two Afghan Women Supreme Court Judges Shot Dead in Kabul

General Faizullah Ghyrat, provincial police chief in Khost province, said today that six other security guards were wounded in the attack today. Also Read - International Flights: India Approves Revised Air Bubble With Afghanistan, Philippines | Details Here

The suicide bomber used a mini-van and targeted the Afghan guards who were providing security for a US military base near the city of Khost, said Ghyrat. Also Read - PUBG Mobile Latest Update: Check List of Countries Where This Game Was Banned Due to Addiction Issues

No group has claimed responsivity for the attack, but Taliban insurgents and especially Haqqani insurgents are active in the area. (AP)

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