Sunday, 17 June 2018

Death Toll From Suicide Bombing In Nangarhar Rises To 36

Death Toll From Suicide Bombing In Afghanistan Rises To 36

Najibullah Kamawal, director of the provincial health department, said another 65 people were wounded in the June 16 attack, which targeted fighters who were celebrating a three-day truce coinciding with Eid al-Fitr, the holiday that caps off the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.
Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for Nangarhar’s governor, told RFE/RL that some of those wounded were in critical condition.
Amaq, the news agency affiliated with Islamic State (IS), said the extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack.

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