12:00 AM, September 13, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 13, 2018

Death toll in Afghan suicide attack hits 68

The death toll from a suicide attack on Afghan protesters has soared to 68, officials said yesterday, as violence flares across the country ahead of elections and a key Islamic holy day. The bombing on Tuesday in the eastern province of Nangarhar also wounded another 165 people.