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Suicide attack reported on NATO forces convoy in Jalalabad

By Khaama Press - Thu Nov 13 2014, 9:40 am

attack on NATO troops convoyA suicide bomber targeted a vehicles convoy of the NATO-led coalition security forces in Jalalabad city early on Thursday.

In the meantime, local security officials are saying that the suicide bomber was shot dead before he manage to reach the target.

The officials further added that the suicide bomber was inside a Rickshaw and was shot dead after he was recognized by coalition forces.

The Taliban militants group claimed responsibility behind the incident and said the convoy of the US forces was targeted by the suicide bomber.

This was the third attack in Jalalabad city within less than one week time.

At least three police instructers were killed following an explosion in Jalalabad on Monday, while a mortar attack killed one civilian and injured 9 others on Tuesday.

Nangarhar is among the relatively volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups are actively operating in a number of its districts.

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