Suicide bomb kills at least 20 in northern Afghanistan

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Posted: Dec 25, 2011 6:03 AM
Suicide bomb kills at least 20 in northern Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 20 people and wounded 50 in Afghanistan's northern city of Taliqan Sunday, police said.

"People were gathering for a funeral when a suicide bomber detonated himself," Mahmod al-Hussain, a senior police detective for the northern Takhar province, told Reuters.

(Reporting by Mohammad Hamid,; Writing by Agnieszka Flak; Editing by Yoko Nishikawa)