Hundreds mourn death of Afghan peace negotiator Rabbani
Hundreds of Afghans have gathered in Kabul to mourn High Peace Council chief Burhanuddin Rabbani and protest at his killing by a suicide bomber on Tuesday.
Kabul was gridlocked as streets were sealed off around Rabbani's home, where ex-colleagues arrived to pay respects.
Rabbani, head of the council charged with talking to the Taliban, was killed by a bomb hidden in a turban.
President Hamid Karzai has cut short his visit to the UN in New York to return to Afghanistan.
David Loyn reports.
21 Sep 2011
- From the section Middle East