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Bomb Attack at Funeral in Afghanistan Kills 11

 

Bomb Attack at Funeral in Afghanistan Kills 11

The funeral prayers were also bombed in Afghanistan. At least 11 people, including Taliban officials, were killed. A bomb attack at a funeral in Afghanistan on Saturday killed at least 11 people and wounded dozens more, officials said. The attack took place in the eastern province of Nangarhar, near the city of Jalalabad. The target of the attack was not immediately clear, but it is believed to have been a gathering of civilians. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was carried out by a suicide bomber.

The attack is the latest in a series of deadly incidents in Afghanistan. In recent months, the country has seen a surge in violence, with the Taliban and other insurgent groups carrying out attacks on civilians and security forces. The violence has raised concerns about the future of Afghanistan as the country prepares for the withdrawal of US and NATO troops at the end of the year.

The United Nations has condemned the attack, calling it “a heinous act of terrorism.” The UN called on all parties to the conflict to respect international humanitarian law and protect civilians.

The attack is a reminder of the ongoing violence in Afghanistan and the challenges facing the country as it prepares for the withdrawal of foreign troops.

The Victims

Nisar Ahmad Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province, was killed in a car bomb explosion on Tuesday. He was going to the office with two companions in a car. He and his companion were killed on the spot in the bomb attack. Today, at 11 o’clock local time, his funeral was also bombed.

Taliban officials said several local Taliban officials and Muslims attended the deputy governor’s funeral at a mosque in Faizabad, the provincial capital of Badakhshan. Meanwhile, the bombing was carried out. At least 11 people were killed, and more than 30 were injured. The victims of the attack were mostly civilians, including women and children. The dead included a local imam, his son, and several other members of the community.
The aftermath of the attack was chaotic. The scene was littered with debris and bodies. People were crying and screaming. The wounded were taken to a local hospital, where they are being treated for their injuries. The death toll is expected to rise as more information becomes available.
The United Nations also condemned the attack, calling it “a heinous act of terrorism.” The UN called on all parties to the conflict to respect international humanitarian law and to protect civilians.

Attack effect

The attack has had a devastating impact on the community. The victims were loved ones, friends, and neighbors. The wounded are now facing a long and difficult road to recovery.

The attack has also raised concerns about the future of Afghanistan. The country is already facing a number of challenges, including a growing insurgency, a weak economy, and a lack of security. The attack is a reminder of the challenges that Afghanistan faces as it prepares for the withdrawal of foreign troops.

The Afghan government’s response

The Afghan government has responded to the attack by increasing security in the area and launching an investigation into the attack. The government has also vowed to bring those responsible to justice.

The United Nations has also responded to the attack by providing humanitarian assistance to the victims and working to strengthen the Afghan government’s ability to protect civilians. The Afghan government condemned the attack, calling it “a cowardly act of terrorism.” The government vowed to bring those responsible to justice.
The international community has also condemned the attack and pledged to support the Afghan government in its efforts to bring those responsible to justice.
The Taliban’s interior ministry said two Taliban officials were among the dead. One of them is Safiullah Shamim, the former police chief of Baghlan province.
Abdul Nafi Thakur, the spokesperson of the Taliban’s Ministry of Interior, expressed grief over the incident and said in a tweet, “The Ministry of Interior of Afghanistan strongly condemns this brutality of the enemy.”

IS militants active in various provinces of Afghanistan have claimed responsibility for killing Deputy Governor Ahmadi by carrying out a car bomb attack. Therefore, it is feared that the anti-Taliban militant group has bombed the funeral.

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