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Afghanistan crisis: Atleast three killed, 20 injured in explosions in Nangarhar province

The explosions were targeted at vehicles carrying Taliban officials.

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Kabul Published on: September 18, 2021 16:36 IST
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Afghans gather at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Sept. 18.

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 is 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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