Nangarhar Blast: Death Toll Raises To 68

Nangarhar Blast: Death Toll Raises To 68

Nangarhar(September 12, 2018): The death toll from a suicide bomb attack at a protest gathering in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Tuesday has risen to 68, with 165 wounded, a government official said.

The provincial governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, issued a statement with a revised casualty total on Wednesday after earlier estimates put the death toll at 32.

Provincial governor’s spokesman said at least 19 people were killed and 57 others were wounded in the explosion.

However, the provincial public health directorate said at least 32 people were killed and 128 others were wounded in the explosion.

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