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At least 27 killed in attack on Afghan political rally: Economists

The death toll in an assault on a service in Kabul climbed to 27, a ministry of health spokesman said on Friday.

“Twenty-seven bodies and 29 wounded hauled by..a. ambulance up to now,” Wahidullah Mayar, the health ministry spokesman, told Reuters, adding that the amount could increase.

Gunmen attacked a service at the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday by which a leading Afghan political leader, Abdullah Abdullah, was current but escaped unharmed.