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2 killed, 19 wounded in Nangarhar blasts

2 killed, 19 wounded in Nangarhar blasts

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18 Sep 2021 - 14:20
2 killed, 19 wounded in Nangarhar blasts
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18 Sep 2021 - 14:20

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Taliban security personnel were killed and 19 others wounded in three separate blasts in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday.

One bomb blast hit a Taliban pick-up in Ghochako area of the 5th police district. However, there were casualties, said the Information Department.

A second blast also hit another pick-up near the TV Hill in the 2nd police district, resulting in several casualties, the department added.

An eyewitness, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said a third blast happened close to the TV hill. But he did not have information about casualties.

A source in the zonal hospital, wishing to go unnamed, said 21 injured individuals and two bodies had been brought from the blast sites.

He said two women and a civilian were among the injured. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blasts.

sa/mud

 

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