A suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan killed eight children and one policeman, officials said, adding the target of the strike was Afghan and international forces.
An Afghan policeman walks past the site of a bomb attack in Khost on October 1, 2012. A suicide blast in Khost on Saturday killed eight children and one policeman.
"A suicide attacker blew up his explosives on a road beside a joint patrol of Afghan police and international forces in the city of Khost," the provincial governor of Khost said in a statement.
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