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12 Killed in Suicide Bomb Attack on Afghan Army Recruits

Ehsansullah Shinwari, head of a regional hospital in the province, confirmed the attack but put the death toll at 13.

Published: 11th April 2016 07:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th April 2016 07:27 PM   |  A+A-

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Afghans inspect the damages of a bus after a suicide attack in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 11, 2016. An Afghan official says that at least 12 new army recruits have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern city of Jalala

By PTI

JALALABAD: At least 12 people were killed and dozens wounded today when a suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying Afghan army recruits near the eastern city of Jalalabad, officials said.

"In the attack, 12 army recruits were killed and 38 others were wounded," said Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for Nangarhar province.

Ehsansullah Shinwari, head of a regional hospital in the province, confirmed the attack but put the death toll at 13.



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