Six civilians killed, 13 wounded in Afghanistan bomb attack

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - At least six civilians, including a woman and a child, have been killed and 13 others wounded in a blast in Jalalabad city on Sunday afternoon, local officials confirmed.

The incident happened at about 1:30 pm local time in PD1 of Jalalabad city after a suicide motorbike bomber detonated his explosive, a spokesman for the provincial governor Attaullah Khoghyani said.

“The victims have been taken the nearby hospital and the governor has ordered urgent assistance to the victims,” Khoghyani said. He did not provide further details.

No group, including the Taliban, have claimed responsibly for the blast yet.

The Sunday blast in Jalalabad came a day after ISIS terrorists killed at least two members of Afghan security forces and inflicted injuries on nearly a dozen other people, including civilians, in an ambush carried out in the same city.



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