Explosion in Afghan graveyard kills 10 women: Officials

Two other women and a child also wounded in the attack.


Afp August 08, 2013
Two other women and a child also wounded in the attack. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

JALALABAD: An explosion killed at least 10 women in a graveyard in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, as the country celebrated the Eidul Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

"An explosion happened in a graveyard," Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, police spokesman for Nangarhar province, told AFP. "Ten women were killed in the blast, while two other women and a child were also wounded."

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COMMENTS (3)

Ali | 7 years ago | Reply

New way to eliminate women by Afghan men, blow tem up in graveyards!!!

ModiFied | 7 years ago | Reply

Peaceful Islam's spectacular display. From graveyard to Mosques, from schools to playfields. Busy will display even during Ramzan.

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