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Attackers target government compound in Jalalabad

11 Jul 2018 1TV News

Gunmen attacked a government compound in Jalalabad, capital city of eastern Nangarhra province, on Wednesday, injuring several people, officials said.

The attack targeted a compound belonging to education department in Police District 5 of the city.

It started with a bombing, following which gunmen opened fire.

Ataullah Khogyani, a spokesman for provincial governor, said that eight people were injured in the attack.

He said that one building at the compound was cleared and operation was underway to clear a second building.

Two people were seen lying dead at the site of the attack.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

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