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Bomb attack kills at least 2 civilians in Afghanistan

Attack targets vehicle belonging to Taliban in eastern city of Jalalabad

Sayed Khodaiberdi Sadat   | 19.09.2021
Bomb attack kills at least 2 civilians in Afghanistan FILE PHOTO


At least two civilians were killed in a bomb attack targeting a Taliban vehicle in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, according to hospital sources.

The Jalalabad hospital confirmed the casualties after the explosion in the fifth region of the city.

Meanwhile, eyewitnesses said at least five people including some Taliban members were injured in the attack.

So far, there has been no claim of responsibility for the attack in Jalalabad, marred by pro-Daesh/ISIS militancy.

On Saturday, at least two people were killed and 21 others injured in a series of blasts in Jalalabad and the capital Kabul.

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