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18 killed in bombings at funeral in Kabul

At least 18 people were killed and dozens wounded in three back-to-back explosions which tore through a cemetery in Khair Khana area of Kabul on Saturday during Senator Ezadyars sons funeral.

IANS, Kabul [Published on:03 Jun 2017, 5:40 PM IST]
18 killed in bombings at funeral in Kabul
18 killed in bombings at funeral in Kabul

At least 18 people were killed and dozens wounded in three back-to-back explosions which tore through a cemetery in Khair Khana area of Kabul on Saturday during Senator Ezadyars sons funeral.

Officials confirmed the toll. However they were not able to confirm the type of explosive, Tolo reported.

Ezadyar's son was killed during a mass rally in Kabul on Friday after security forces opened fire on demonstrators.

Security forces have cordoned off the cemetery area and have advised people to avoid the area.