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Ten killed, 27 injured in attack on bus in east Afghanistan

The bus that was hit was carrying army recruits in Jalalabad

Published: 07th October 2019 07:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2019 07:04 PM   |  A+A-

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By AFP

JALALABAD: At least 10 people were killed and 27 wounded Monday when a bomb hit a bus carrying army recruits in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, an official told AFP.

"The bomb was placed in a motorcycle. Unfortunately, 10 civilians including a child were killed and 27 were wounded in this incident," said Nangarhar governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani.

(More details awaited)

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