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32 people killed in suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan
Afghanistan 12 sep( Agencies)
In Afghanistan, at least 32 people were killed and over 120 injured in Nangarhar province yesterday following a devastating suicide bomb attack on protesters who were calling for the dismissal of a police commander.
According to Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, the protesters in Momand Dara had gathered to demand the dismissal of a police commander, Bilal Pacha, whom they accused of involvement in arbitrary killings, robberies and maintaining a private prison.
The spokesperson said a suicide bomber approached the crowded tent where the protesters had gathered and detonated his explosive vest. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.
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