Another 165 were wounded in the blast - one of the deadliest attacks this year - on Tuesday in the eastern province of Nangarhar, provincial governor spokesmanAtaullah Khogyani said.
A suicide bomber approached the crowded tent where the protesters had gathered and detonated his explosive vest, Mr. Khogyani acknowledged.ImageRescue staff in Nangarhar on Tuesday.
He said the protestors asked for dismissal of Bilal Pacha, a commander of local police force members in Achin district, an area close to Mohmad Dara district. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Officials have warned violence is likely to intensify ahead of parliamentary elections next month and a presidential election in April.
Hundreds of people from Mohmandara district of Nangarhar province staged a rally on the main road linking the provincial capital Jalalabad to Torkham border town. However a Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, denied in a WhatsApp message that the neighborhood had played any feature within the assaults on Tuesday.The Islamic Train has vowed to assault colleges within the province in retaliation for American bombing campaigns against their forces.Zabihullah Ghazi reported from Jalalabad, and Fahim Abed from Kabul, Afghanistan.
"The deadly suicide attack came hours after multiple bombings targeted schools in Jalalabad".
"We went with other boys to see what had happened after we heard an explosion near the girls' school", 12-year-old Elyas told AFP from his hospital bed.
In the past two days Taliban fighters killed almost 60 members of the security forces in a spate of attacks in the country's north and threatened a provincial capital for the second time in as many months.
Journalist Ali Latifi has the latest from the capital Kabul.
Men shout slogans against terrorists after a suicide attack among the protesters in Momandara district of Nangahar province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.
There were no reports of USA strikes in Sar-e Pul on Tuesday but there were three strikes on Monday, a spokesman for United States forces in Afghanistan said in an emailed statement.
Cooper said 108 shelters are open across the state, with more than 7,000 people already staying at them, as of Thursday afternoon. Despite pleas from officials, some residents ignored calls to evacuate.
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Evacuation orders for low-lying areas were issued Monday and continued Tuesday. "The shelters are not taking dogs", Ramirez said. This rainfall will produce life-threatening flash flooding. "This storm will bring destruction to North Carolina", Gov.
In multiple interviews Miller said he had started using drugs including cocaine and opiates when he was just 15 years old. It's been nearly one week since Malcolm McCormick, better known as Mac Miller , died from an apparent drug overdose .
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The Washington Post generally does not identify victims of sexual crimes, but Carnes said, in a statement provided to the L.A. You lose trust in everyone around you, and mainly yourself. "I am not the one who needs to carry that shame", she continued.
The Pentagon has said it is considering the possibility of sending personnel to North Korea to search for more remains. However, the sets of bones from the two soon-to-be-identified troops are far more complete.
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