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Explosions kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral
Explosions in Kabul on Saturday killed at least six people attending a funeral reportedly attended by government officials, including members of parliament, a day after hundreds of demonstrators turned out to demand more security in the capital.

 

The explosions came just three days after a powerful truck bomb attack in the city that killed 90 people and wounded more than 450. The
attack raised fears about the government's ability to protect its citizens nearly 16 years into a war with insurgents.

 

Wahid Mujro, spokesman for the Public Health ministry, said three explosions rocked a cemetery where Afghan Sen. Alam Ezadyar's son was about to be buried. Salim Ezadyar was one of several people killed during the protest Friday attended by more than a thousand people in downtown Kabul.

 

Alam Ezadyar is deputy speaker for the upper house of the Afghanistan Parliament.

 


פרסום ראשון: 06.03.17, 17:18