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Bomb Blasts Kill 61 in Kabul Protest Demonstration

A powerful bomb ripped through a mass protest rally Saturday in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and the country's health ministry spokesman said at least 61 people were killed. Spokesman Mohammad Ismail Kawasi told VOA that 207 others were wounded in the blast. The attack occurred as thousands of ethnic Hazaras marched through the streets to demand a planned power line be rerouted through their poverty-stricken central province of Bamiyan. Witnesses and journalists reported seeing...

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