Deaths over blast in Kabul rise to 43
(MENAFN) The UN mission in Afghanistan on Monday stated the number of demises from Friday’s suicide blasting in Kabul rose to 43.
“Human toll from Friday’s college bombing in Hazara neighborhood of Afghan capital continues to rise,” United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) stated, noting 43 were murdered while 83 others were injured.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at an educational center in Kabul, killing more than 19 people and wounding 28 more last Friday morning.
The suicide bomber against students at the Kaaj educational institution in the Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood at 7:30 AM local time (0300GMT).
The students were taking their examinations.
“Girls and young women (are) the main victims,” UNAMA announced on today.
The UN mission was worried that fatality numbers were “likely to rise further” while the verification process by UNAMA human rights teams in Kabul carried on the fourth day of the tragedy.
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