World Bulletin / News Desk
A suicide attack in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz killed a district governor, his bodyguards and civilians at a mosque on Friday, government officials said.
The group that included the governor of the Archi district were attending a ceremony for a tribal elder who had died the day before, the officals said.
"Officials... were attending a prayer in a mosque when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives," said Enayatullah Khaliq, a spokesman for the provincial governor.
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Deaths in the capital Kabul accounted for nearly 20 percent of the toll, according to the report by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), which has been documenting civilian casualties in the war-torn country since 2009.