Afghanistan suicide bombing kills 3

Afghanistan suicide bombing kills 3

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Afghanistan suicide bombing kills 3
Kabul, March 30 (IANS) An Afghan provincial council member, along with a local pro-government leader and an attacker, was killed when the latter blew himself up in the country's Kunar province on Friday, a government spokesman said.
The explosion occurred in the afternoon after the arrival of Shah Wali Hemat, a provincial council member, to attend a local funeral ceremony, government spokesman Ghani Musamim told Xinhua news agency.
A local tribesman named Abdul Rahman also died on the spot.
A security guard was injured in the explosion, the latest targeted attack against government officials and local leaders.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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