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2020-05-14 Afghanistan
Nangarhar Funeral Bombing Death Toll Rises to 32
More on this story from yesterday.
[ToloNews] The corpse count from the bombing at a funeral in the eastern province of Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
on Tuesday has risen to 32, according to Zahir Adil, front man for Nangarhar's public health directorate, who said 103 others were maimed in the blast.

According to initial reports, at least 24 people were killed and almost 70 others were maimed in the attack.

Eyewitnesses said that that the earth-shattering kaboom occurred in a crowd of people who were gathered for the funeral of Sheikh Akram, a former commander of public uprising forces, in Shewa (Khewa) district.

Local officials said the casualties may rise as a number of maimed are at death's door.

Abdullah Malikzai, a member of Nangarhar's provincial council, also lost his life in the attack.

Sheikh Akram was an influential figure in his district, and, according to the residents, he had a prominent role in ensuring the security of Shewa district.
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