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Suicide bombing hits government building in Nangarhar

A suicide bombing struck a government building in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said.

The attack targeted the electronic identification cards distribution center in Police District 3 of provincial capital, Jalalabad, around 1:30p.m. Gunmen entered the facility following the explosion.
Security forces arrived at the site of the attack to rescue employees and to counter the attack, said Ataullah Khogyani, a spokesman for provincial governor.
At least 10 wounded people were transferred to hospitals following the attack.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
It comes a day after two Taliban suicide bombings killed dozens in capital Kabul and central Parwan province.
 
Source : TV1
Wednesday 18 September 2019 16:01
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