People injured in Afghan court attack plea for better security
Thursday, April 04, 2013 - 00:59
April 4 - People wounded in the courtroom attack in Farah, Afghanistan, ask the government for better security in the province. Sarah Sheffer reports.
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Afghans convalescing in hospital, wounded in the deadly Taliban attack on Wednesday, ask their government for better security.
(SOUNDBITE) (DARI) A WOUNDED MAN, ABDUL BASIR SAYING:
"I demand the government notices my situation and treat others who are injured and ensure security in my province of Farah."
Nine Taliban suicide bombers killed themselves and 44 others in courtroom in Farah province, bordering Iran, where 10 of their comrades were on trial.
A doctor at the hospital confirmed the injured had been brought in after the bomb attack.
Wednesday's carnage adds to concerns about how Afghan security forces will manage once NATO-led combat troops withdraw by the end of next year.
The casualties amounted to the largest death toll in a single attack since 2011.
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