Double explosion claim lives of 3 people, injures 20 in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Apr 06 2019 19:00
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JALALABAD- On Saturday, twin explosions in the eastern Afghanistan city of Jalalabad claimed lives of 3 people and wounded 20 others, according to the local officials.

One child and two women were killed, said Mohammad Shoieb Sahak, deputy head of Nangarhar Regional Hospital.

Eight security forces were among the casualties, said Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial government. "In today`s incident, my sister and her daughters have been victims," said Sami Ul Haq, a resident of Nangarhar, visiting his family at the hospital. One of his nieces was killed and the other wounded, along with her mother, in the attack, he said.

"It is such a misery." It was not clear what caused the explosions.