Three suicide bombers killed at least nine civilians, most of the them children in a botched attack on the Indian consulate in Jalalabad, security officials said.
Police fired on the militants as they approached a checkpoint near the consulate, prompting one of them to set off their explosive-laden car. At least nine bystanders were killed, and another 24 people injured.
All three attackers also died.
More top news
There is a snow and ice warning in force for much of the UK tomorrow, but temperatures will be slightly higher than today.
A Quebec man has missed out on winning millions on the Canadian lottery, because his ticket was printed out seven seconds too late.
The dramatic moment that Dutch police stormed a TV studio to arrest a gunman was caught on the station's cameras.