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Afghan attack during a funeral kills 20; many wounded

Kabul: 20 people were killed and nearly 90 wounded as a result of a blast during a funeral of the son of a prominent lawmaker.

It was the funeral of a guy who became a victim of the clashes between police and protestors, one day back.

The funeral of the boy named Salim Izdyar, the son of deputy speaker of the Senate, was at the cemetery in Khair Khana area.

He died a day earlier, 4 other people were also killed, as a result of clashes between police and demonstrators.

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani, were also present at the spot. Luckily, they managed to escape unhurt.

During his funeral, three blasts, one after other killed at least 20 people and left round about 90 wounded. These were suicide bomber attacks.

In the video above, you can see the whole incident. This is simply horrible.

Head of TOLO News tweeted,

A government Spoke person told that at least 87 wounded people were brought in local Hospitals.

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