Suicide bomb kills at least 20 in northern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed at least 20 people and wounded 50 in Afghanistan's northern city of Taliqan on Sunday, police said.

world Updated: Dec 25, 2011 16:27 IST
Reuters

A suicide bomber killed at least 20 people and wounded 50 in Afghanistan's northern city of Taliqan on Sunday, police said.

"People were gathering for a funeral when a suicide bomber detonated himself," Mahmod al-Hussain, a senior police detective for the northern Takhar province, told Reuters.

First Published: Dec 25, 2011 16:25 IST