Suicide attack among protesters in Nangarhar killed at least 160 people
Kabul- Afghanistan (PMG):
By: Aziz Watanwal
Dozens of protesters in Nangarhar Momand Dara district gathered to urge two local police commanders for resigning from their posts. During their protest, a suicide bomber blows up hip self near to their tenth while several people were gathered. This attack killed at least 32 residences and wounded 128. In a newsletter released by Nangarhar governor’s office, its said: “around one o’clock of PM, a suicide attack occurred in Jalalabad- Torkham high way in Shenwar area of Momand Dara district. While the residence of the district was busy with launching a peaceful protest. The terrorist blows up himself among the tenth of the protesters where dozens of the people were gathered.”
The newsletter also adds: “according to final reports from incident scene at least 32 protesters were killed and 128 others got injured during this attack, all victims were transferred to the hospitals.” Meanwhile, Nangarhar governor has condemned this act and he has called it a horrific incident. He has also ordered all health sector of Nangarhar to provide emergency aid for the victims. Dozens of Momand Dara district residence came to gather to protest against Commander Belal Pacha and Jalal Pacha two local police officials of the district to resign from their positions. This incident took place in a time that early morning around 8 am an IED mine explodes near to Malika Homaira girls school in Nangarhar which caused one kill and 6 others got wounded. No one has claimed responsibility for these two incidents.