Explosion in Afghan graveyard kills at least 10 women: Officials
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AFP) - An explosion killed at least 10 women in a graveyard in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, as the country celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan.
Many Muslims visit the graves of deceased relatives during Eid as part of traditional celebrations after the holy month of fasting.
Police were unable to confirm the cause of the explosion in the Ghani Khel district of the province of Nangarhar.
"An explosion happened in a graveyard," Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, police spokesman for Nangarhar, told AFP.