Afghanistan: Jalalabad suicide blast kills 12

Afghanistan: Jalalabad suicide blast kills 12

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 10 Jul 2018

Jalalabad, July 10 (IBNS): At least 12 people were killed as a suicide attack occurred in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, media reports said.

The attack left five people injured, reports said.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place in Khalis Family area in the limits of the 6th police district at around 10am.

He told the Afghanistan-based news agency that eight civilians and two intelligence personnel were killed and four others, including two civilians, wounded as the bomber detonated his explosives.

Several vehicles and shops were damaged due to the blast.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

Afghanistan has witnessed several terrorist attacks in recent times.

 

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Afghanistan: Jalalabad suicide blast kills 12

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