Blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, Taliban vehicle targeted; at least 2 dead: Reports

#Afghanistan, #Jalalabad, #Taliban, #TOLOnews, September 18, 2021

File image of Taliban fighters in a vehicle (AFP photo)

Multiple explosions were reported in Afghanistan‘s Jalalabad city on September 18, leading to the death of at least two persons, local media reports said.

According to the Kabul-based TOLO News, officials in Nangarhar province – where Jalalabad is located – have confirmed that a Taliban forces vehicle was hit in one of the blasts.

News agency AFP, citing Nangarhar provincial health officials, said around 19 people were injured in the explosions and have been admitted to the local hospitals.

By the time preliminary reports had emerged, no militant outfit had claimed responsibility of the attack.

Local officials in Nangarhar province confirm that a roadside mine hit a Taliban forces vehicle on Saturday in Jalalabad’s PD6. Nangarhar provincial hospital officials said around 20 wounded have been transferred to the hospital, most of whom are civilians.#TOLOnews

— TOLOnews (@TOLOnews) September 18, 2021

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