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Afghanistan: Hundreds attend funeral of photographer killed in suicide bombing01:45

Afghanistan: Hundreds attend funeral of photographer killed in suicide bombing

Afghanistan, Guldara District
April 30, 2018 at 18:59 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds attended the funeral of Shah Marai, Agence France-Presse chief photographer in Kabul's Guldara District on Monday. Marai was one of at least 25 killed in a double suicide bombing in the centre of the Afghan capital earlier. The funeral was held in a home village of Shah Marai with his relatives and friends attending.At least 25 people died and more than 49 were wounded in a double suicide bombing in the centre of Kabul, early Monday with at least 8 journalists also among the casualties.The first detonation was carried out by a person riding a motorcycle in the capital's Shashdarak district, close to the offices of Afghanistan's main intelligence agency, according to reports citing government officials.After medical workers, citizens and journalists had arrived at the scene a second explosion occurred some 15-20 minutes later.The so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Hundreds attended the funeral of Shah Marai, Agence France-Presse chief photographer in Kabul's Guldara District on Monday. Marai was one of at least 25 killed in a double suicide bombing in the centre of the Afghan capital earlier. The funeral was held in a home village of Shah Marai with his relatives and friends attending.At least 25 people died and more than 49 were wounded in a double suicide bombing in the centre of Kabul, early Monday with at least 8 journalists also among the casualties.The first detonation was carried out by a person riding a motorcycle in the capital's Shashdarak district, close to the offices of Afghanistan's main intelligence agency, according to reports citing government officials.After medical workers, citizens and journalists had arrived at the scene a second explosion occurred some 15-20 minutes later.The so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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