Nearly 70 killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar targeting peaceful protesters

Published By ITCT News Desk On : September 12, 2018
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11th September 2018: A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of peaceful protesters in Momand Dara district in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday killing nearly 70 people, according to latest reports. The protesters were demonstrating against a local police chief who was accused of bullying civilians. Nangarhar Governor spokesman said,”A suicide attacker targeted a group of people who were protesting against a Local Police commander in Momand Dara district of Nangarhar province.” The protest was held in Mohmand Dara district near Jalalabad-Torkham Highway. Local officials said the wounded were taken to hospitals in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province.

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