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Kabul lockdown: 18 dead as explosions rock protester's funeral

Explosions came just 3 days after a powerful truck bomb attack killed 90 people, wounded about 450

Agencies  |  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 Ezadyar's son was about to be buried.    Alam Ezadyar is deputy speaker for the upper house of the Afghanistan Parliament. 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 ...

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First Published: Sat, June 03 2017. 18:37 IST
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