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15 Killed In Afghanistan’s Nangarhar Suicide Attack

KABUL: At least 15 people were killed and more than 50 injured in a suicide attack that targeted a funeral prayer in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar on Tuesday, almost the same moment when gunmen attacked an MSF-run hospital in Dasht-e-Barchi, west of Kabul.

Provincial governor’s office confirms death of 15, wounding of 56 others in Nangarhar’s funeral attack, adding deaths included provincial council member Abdullah Malikzai while MP Malik Qais Noor Agha was among injured.

Authorities said Lala Khan, a member of provincial council and his two brothers were among those killed people. Lala Khan’s father, who is a member of parliament is among those who injured.

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