Seven dead in Afghan car bombing

Online Staff Report

Seven people are dead and more than 40 are were wounded when a suicide bomber exploded a car bomb in Afghanistan Tuesday.

According to police, the bombing occurred outside a crowded restaurant in the the southern city of Tirin Kot.

The death toll is expected to rise, Uruzgan Police Chief Gen. Matiulla Khan said in a news release. As of this report, 42 people were wounded in the attack.

So far, no terrorist group has taken responsibility for the violence.