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Car bomb kills 2 Afghan intelligence officers

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A bomb hidden in a parked minibus exploded outside a government building in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing two Afghan intelligence officers, authorities said.

The bomb targeted a field office of the Afghan intelligence agency, known as the National Directorate of Security, in the city of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province, said Ahmed Zarak, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s provincial government.

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