• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Afghanistan: 19 killed as Suicide bomber targets protesters in Nangarhar


Kabul, Sep 11: A suicide bomber targeted protestors in Momand Dara district in Nangarhar province on Tuesday killing 19 people. The protestors asked for dismissal of local police chief.

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets protestors in Momand Dara district in Nangarhar

Provincial governor's spokesman said at least 19 people were killed and 57 others were wounded in the explosion.

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, casualties feared.''

The protest was held in Mohmand Dara district near Jalalabad-Torkham Highway.

Local officials said the wounded were taken to Jalalabad hospitals.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more