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Children among victims in Nangarhar suicide attack

13 Jun 2019 Afghanistan Times

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KABUL-

At least nine people were “martyred” and another 12 were  injured including several children, after

suicide bomber targeted a police vehicle in eastern Nangarhar province,  officials said.

The

bomber on foot Thursday afternoon shortly after 4:00pm targeted a Ranger pickup

truck of the Local Police in District-6th of Jalalabad city, Attaullah

Khogyanai, spokesman for Local administration said in a statement.

In

this attack in addition to the bomber nine people were “martyred” and another

12 were injured.

Among

those killed are four security forces and five civilians including a child,

while among the injured are three police and nine civilians including three

children.

The

victims were taken by security forces to the regional hospital in Jalalabad

city.

Three

of the injured have been in critical condition, doctors said.

The

attack was claimed by no militant groups. Both Taliban and Daesh militants have

active presence in several districts and remote parts of Nangarhar.

Both

extremist groups have a bloody history of conducting such deadly attacks

against security forces and civilians in Nangarhar.

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