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Afghan blast kills at least 20

Sunday, December 25, 2011 - 00:41

DEc. 25 - A bomb explosion in the northern Afghan city of Taloqan kills at least 20 people, including one MP. Nick Rowlands reports.

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Bodies laid out in the northern Afghan city of Taloqan following a suicide bombing which killed at least 20 people and wounded 50. A hospital spokesman said one of those killed was a politician. (SOUNDBITE) (Dari) HEAD OF TAKHAR PUBLIC HEATH HOSPITAL, ABDUL GHAFAR SAFI, SAYING: "Until now we have received around thirteen bodies including Mutalib Bik's -- a member of the Afghan parliament -- and 50 other wounded." The once-peaceful province has seen a number of high-profile attacks over the last year, including the killing of a top police commander in May. Nick Rowlands, Reuters.

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Afghan blast kills at least 20

Sunday, December 25, 2011 - 00:41