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In pictures: Afghan bomb funerals

Funerals are held for two bombing victims in Baghlan province on 7 November 2007

Afghans are burying their dead after a massive bomb attack in the northern province of Baghlan on Tuesday.

Afghan mourners carry blast victim's coffin before prayers in Baghlan province, 7 November 2007

Dozens were killed, among them at least six members of parliament who were visiting the normally peaceful province.

Grave in Baghlan province, 7 November 2007

The attack is being called the worst suicide bombing the country has seen since the fall of the Taleban in 2001.

Wounded Afghan boys in hospital in Baghlan, 7 November 2007

Many of those killed or injured were schoolchildren who had gathered to greet the parliamentary delegation.

Wounded Afghan boy in hospital in Baghlan, 7 November 2007

Children were lined up on both sides of the street when the bomb went off, witnesses and survivors said.

Afghan MP Sayed Mustafa Kazimi, addressing people in Baghlan before the blast, 7 November 2007

Among those killed was prominent opposition MP Mustafa Kazimi. It is not clear who carried out the attack.





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