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Officials Foil a Possible Blast in Nangarhar

11 Jul 2019 The Killid Group

NANGARHAR (The Killid) – Officials foiled a possible blast in Nangarhar, eastern province of Afghanistan, Ministry of Interior said in a statement.

According to the statement released Thursday, provincial office of the Criminal Investigation Department prevented a vehicle full of explosive devices, which was due to go off in the province's most crowded city of Jalalabad.

Armed government opposition group, who plotted to convey explosive devices embedded in a vehicle from Dako of Mumandara district to Jalalabad city, was discovered and defused by the Afghan security forces.

Officials did not provide further details on identities and number of suspects.

Taliban so far did not comment on the incident.

Here is a glimpse of what you need to know about security in Nangarhar province:

·         Men Shoot Dead 2 Appeal Court Manager in Nangarhar

·         Nangarhar Blast Claim 1, Wounded 20

·         Spiritual Leader Shot Dead in Nangarhar

It comes at a time resident raise concern over increasing insecurities in the province, where civilians suffer death and casualties on roughly daily basis.

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