AFGHANISTAN: ‘ NINE PEOPLE KILLED IN SUICIDE ATTACK AT FUNERAL ‘

#AceWorldNews – AFGHANISTAN – Dec.01 – At least nine people were killed on Monday after a suicide attack at a funeral in northern Afghanistan, AFP reported.

“A suicide bomber on foot detonated his explosives among people who were attending a funeral ceremony in Burka district this morning,” according to Aminullah Amarkhil, police chief of Baghlan province.

The funeral was for a tribal elder in Baghlan, a province on the main road from Kabul to Mazar-e-Sharif.

A number of high-ranking police officials and provincial council members – who were probably the target – were unharmed.

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