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Kunar PC member killed in suicide blast

Kunar PC member killed in suicide blast

Mar 30, 2018 - 17:11

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) member for eastern Kunar province Shah Wali Hemmat was killed in a suicide blast on Friday, an official said.

Governor spokesman Abdul Ghani Musamim told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened at around 2:10pm in the Shengam village of Wata Pur district.

Hemmat was walking after a funeral prayer in his village when the suicide bomber attacked him. Another religious scholar Rohul Amin was also killed in the attack.

Another PC member Haji Mohammad Safi confirmed the killing of Hemmat.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.



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