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Suicide Blast Leaves Seven Dead, 25 Injured In Kabul   

Kabul (September 09, 2018): At least seven people were killed and 25 others injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up near a procession in Afghan capital commemoration the death of former warlord  Ahmad Shah Massoud.

Police said the suicide attack came hours after another suspected suicide bomber was shot by police in Kabul before he could detonate his device.Government spokesman Wahid Majroh said that seven bodies and 25 injured people were taken to the hospital from the attack site.

Earlier, gunfire could be heard across the city as demonstrators fired automatic weapons in aggressive displays of support for Massoud, an ethnic Tajik leader who was killed by suicide bombers in 2001.With parliamentary elections approaching next month and rivalry between Afghanistan’s ethnic groups on the increase, the annual commemoration day for Massoud has created a tense atmosphere in Kabul, where major roads were blocked by police.

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