12 killed in suicide attack on Afghan funeral

Afghan policemen stand guard at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan December 28, 2017. Reuters/Mohammad Ismail

JALALABAD: A suicide attacker blew himself up at a funeral in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 11 others, officials said.  “The attacker detonated himself during the funeral ceremony for a former governor of Haska Mina district who died recently of natural causes,” the Nangarhar provincial governor’s Attaullah Khogyani told a foreign news agency.– APP


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