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Tight security at Ahmad Wali Karzai funeral

Thousands have joined Afghan President Hamid Karzai to mourn at the funeral of his half-brother near Kandahar.

Ahmad Wali Karzai, a controversial but key figure in Nato's battle against the Taliban, was gunned down at home by his bodyguard on Tuesday.

Quentin Sommerville, reporting from Kabul, said security was tight as Mr Karzai was laid to rest.

  • 13 Jul 2011
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