An explosion killed ten civilians including a child and wounded at least 27 others in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of Nangarhar.

According to a statement released by Provincial Government, the explosion took place at around 4:30 pm local time in the 3rd district of the city.

The statement further added an explosives-laden motorcycle exploded close to a mini bus of the Afghan Army recruitment department.

No individual or group including Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility for the explosion.

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