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Laghman Province: Mine Explosion at Funeral Kills Three, Wounds Seven

(Last Updated On: December 28, 2019)

At least three civilians were killed and seven others were wounded when a mine detonated during a funeral in Laghman Province on Monday morning.

Asadullah Dawlatzai, the provincial spokesman told Ariana News that the explosion occurred during a funeral ceremony of a tribal elder in the Dawlat Shah district of Laghman.

Dawlatzai said that all the victims were civilians.

So far, no group or individual including the Taliban militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Laghman is among the insecure provinces in eastern Afghanistan where the insurgents are actively operating in a number of its districts.

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