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9 killed in attack in Afghanistan

From Matiullah Mati, CNN
  • Five others are injured in the attack
  • All the people killed were related to a local government official

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Nine people were killed in eastern Afghanistan Thursday after gunmen attacked a wedding party, a local official said.

The incident occurred at about 1 a.m. in a home in Nangarhar province, said Ahmadzia Abdulzai, a spokesman for the provincial governor.

All the people killed in the incident were related to Hamisha Gul, a local government official, Abdulzai said.

Five others were injured in the attack.

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