Afghanistan: MPs among dozens of victims in massive suicide attack

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At least five members of parliament are reported to have been killed in a massive suicide attack that has claimed at least 40 lives in northern Afghanistan. Early media reports said the blast was reported to have been caused by a suicide bomber who targeted visiting parliamentarians in the province of Baghlan.

…If early indications are confirmed, the bombing would be one of the worst suicide attacks in the country since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001…Casualty figures varied considerably in the immediate aftermath of the bomb and government officials expected the death toll to rise.

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