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Six Civilians Killed in Jalalabad Suicide Attack

Six Civilians Killed in Jalalabad Suicide Attack
December 03, 2017

JALALABAD: At least six civilians, including a woman and a child, have been killed and 13 others wounded in a blast in Jalalabad city on Sunday afternoon, local officials confirmed.

The incident happened at about 1:30 pm local time in PD1 of Jalalabad city after a suicide motorbike bomber detonated his explosive, a spokesman, for the provincial governor, Attaullah Khoghyani said.

“The victims have been taken to the nearby hospital and the governor has ordered urgent assistance to the victims,” Khoghyani said. He did not provide further details. No group, including the Taliban, have claimed responsibly for the blast yet, Afghan media reported.

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