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Another deadly explosion rocks Kabul, 19 feared dead, several injured



Another deadly explosion rocks Kabul, 19 feared dead, several injured

Tragedy struck at a funeral in Kabul when an explosion rocked the venue of the burial killing 19 people and injuring several others.

The funeral was for protester who was killed by security operatives during marches by demonstrators demanding better security in Afghanistan.

Reports say attendees had gathered to mourn and pay their last respect for the victim of the deadly violence when the bomb went off.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the bomb attack as security and rescue operatives are cordoning the area of the explosion.

Read also: Deadly scenes in Kabul as protesters clash with police in wake of explosion

Three days ago, a deadly explosion tore through a highly secure diplomatic district in Kabul, leaving no less than 90 people dead and 350 others injured.

According to Afghan interior ministry, the huge blast of the bomb hidden in a sewage tanker occurred close to the German embassy in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of the capital on Wednesday morning.

The incident sent clouds of black smoke spiralling into the sky near the presidential palace and foreign embassies. Meanwhile, the vast majority of casualties are expected to be civilians.


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