Tight security for Rabbani funeral in Kabul
Tight security has been imposed in the Afghan capital, Kabul, for the funeral of the assassinated former President, Burhanuddin Rabbani.
Thousands of mourners gathered for the state funeral at the presidential palace.
Rabbani, the chairman of the High Peace Council, was killed on Tuesday by a bomb hidden in a turban worn by a man claiming to be a Taliban envoy.
23 Sep 2011
- From the section South Asia