Suicide bomber kills 13 in election rally in Afghanistan

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An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has struck an election rally within the nation’s jap Nangarhar province, killing at the very least 13 folks and wounding greater than 30.

Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says a few of the wounded are in important situation, which will increase considerations that the loss of life toll might rise additional.

The assault came about within the province’s Kama district on Tuesday afternoon the place supporters of Abdul Naser Mohmand had gathered to again his marketing campaign as an unbiased candidate in Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections scheduled for Oct. 20.

Nobody instantly claimed accountability for the assault in Nangarhar, the place each the Taliban and an Islamic State affiliate are lively.

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