In Afghanistan, a suicide bomber exploded at the funeral of officer

© AP Photo / Rahmat GulСкорая assistance in Afghanistan. Archival photoIn Afghanistan, a suicide bomber exploded at the funeral of officer© AP Photo / Rahmat Gul

At least ten people were killed in the explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan, the Agency reports Pazhwak, citing local authorities.

According to the Agency, the explosion occurred at about 14.00 (12.30 GMT) in the cemetery Tortures Han. Several people were injured.

#Afghanistan: 12 killed, 14 injured in Jalalabad blast: By Yousaf zarifi on 31 December 2017 JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 12 people were killed and 14 injured as a result of a blast in the funeral prayer of former district chief of Haskamena district…

— Pajhwok Afghan News (@pajhwok) December 31, 2017.

As informs television channel Tolo News, a suicide bomber blew himself up during the funeral of representative local authorities. Further details of the incident are being investigated.

#JALALABAD — At least ten people were wounded in a blast at a funeral ceremony in Jalalabad city, health officials confirmed. #Afghanistan

— TOLOnews (@TOLOnews) December 31, 2017.