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Bombs kill at least 3 in eastern Afghanistan

No one immediately took responsibility for the attack Saturday in Jalalabad but it is to be noted that the increasingly violent Islamic State group affiliate is headquartered in eastern Afghanistan.

Published: 18th September 2021 02:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th September 2021 02:35 PM   |  A+A-

Afghan women and children receive bread donations in Kabul's Old City, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.

Afghan women and children receive bread donations in Kabul's Old City, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. (Photo | AP)

By Associated Press

JALALABAD: Witnesses say a series of three explosions that targeted Taliban vehicles in the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province has left at least three dead and 20 wounded,

No one immediately took responsibility for the attack Saturday in Jalalabad, but the increasingly violent Islamic State group affiliate is headquartered in eastern Afghanistan and are enemies of Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether Taliban officials were among the dead and wounded.

Also on Saturday a sticky bomb exploded in the capital Kabul wounding two people, said police officials. The target of the Kabul bomb was not immediately clear.



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