2 killed in Afghan car bombing

Kabul: At least two persons were killed in a car bombing in Afghanistan's Logar province on Thursday, media reported. A clash between militants and security forces ensued around 5.00 a.m. after the bomb struck near the Governor's Office and a police station in the provincial capital Pul-e-Alam, Xinhua news agency reported. "One militant detonated the car bomb, killing two security force members while a second group of gunmen seized a building and began a clash with the security forces," a police said. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.