BBC driver killed, four journalists injured in Kabul attack

Afghan security forces at the site of the massive car bomb in Kabul. (AFP)

The BBC’s Afghan driver was killed and four of its journalists were injured on Wednesday in a massive truck bomb blast that ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter, the British broadcaster said.

“It is with great sadness that the BBC can confirm the death of BBC Afghan driver Mohammed Nazir following the vehicle bomb in Kabul earlier today, as he was driving journalist colleagues to the office,” the BBC said in a statement.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54
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