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At Least 12 People Killed in Blasts Near Funeral in Kabul

Credit: Reuters

12 people were killed near the funeral of one of the victims of the violent clash which took place between the protesters and police on Friday. Credit: Reuters

Kabul: At least 12 people were killed in three explosions on Saturday in Kabul near the funeral for a victim of violent clashes between Afghan police and protesters a day earlier, a security official and a witness at the scene said.

The witness, who did not want to be quoted by name, said 12 people had been killed and 18 wounded. Afghanistan’s Tolo News television reported that as many as 18 were killed.