16 dead, 39 injured in Laghman funeral bombing (Video)
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): At least 16 people, mostly civilians, were killed and 39 others wounded on Thursday when a suicide bomber struck a funeral for victims of an earlier Taliban attack in eastern Laghman province.
The suicide attack took place in Pahlawan Baba area of Mehtarlam, the provincial capital. The dead included four policemen, including crime branch chief Col. Khalil Rahman Niyazi and 12 civilians, the governor’s spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
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