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Suicide bomber kills senior religious official in Jalalabad

A suicide bomb explosion went off in Afghanistan's eastern Jalalabad city on Wednesday, killing at least two people, officials said.
Suicide bomber kills senior religious official in Jalalabad
AVA- The blast happened around 3:10p.m. in Police District 1 of the city.
The suicide bomber on foot hit vehicle carrying provincial director of haj and religious affairs, Abdul Zahir Haqqani, the provincial governor's office said in a statement.
The official and his driver was killed in the attack. Nine more civilians were injured and were taken to hospital.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Wednesday 7 March 2018 15:35
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