Hamid Karzai's cousin killed in suicide bombing
Kandahar, July 29 : Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's cousin Hashmat Khalil Karzai was killed in suicide bombing in Kandahar on Tuesday.
Hashmat was welcoming guests at his residence for Eid-ul-Fitr when the blast occurred at around, killing him, Pajhwok Afghan News reported.
The suicide bomber, posing as guest, set off his explosives while Hashmat was welcoming guests.
"Dawa Khan Minapal said the well-dressed attacker had entered Khalil’s residence among the guests congratulating him on the occasion of Eid," Pajhwok Afghan News reported.
A doctor on duty at the Mirwais Hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News they had been delivered the body of Hashmat and an injured person to the hospital.
Hashmat Khalil Karzai was a member of the country\'s provincial council.