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Suicide bomber attacks Afghan election rally, 13 dead

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Addis Ababa, October 2, 2018 (FBC) -At least 13 people have been killed and 25 others wounded in a suicide attack at an election campaign rally in the eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.

The assailant detonated his explosives on Tuesday at a rally by parliamentary candidate Abdul Nasir Mohmmand in the Kama district outside the provincial capital of Jalalabad, provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said.

The attack came as campaigning began for parliamentary elections due on October 20, according to Aljazeera.

Around 250 people were attending the rally.

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