Local officials told the media, that two government workers were killed by unknown armed men in Central Nangarhar province.

The government workers were shot dead in the Farm Ada area in Jalalabad city on Thursday morning, shooters at large.

In a separate incident, at least three people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a border police vehicle.

Investigations are ongoing in both incidents, officials indicated.

No group or individual has yet claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Meanwhile, the convoy of Zia-ul-Haq Amarkhail, the governor of Nangarhar, was ambushed by armed men, Amarkhail’s convoy was on its way to Haska Mina district of the province.

Sources told media, that the governor was not harmed, but two security members in charge of his safety were wounded.  

Amarkhail was reportedly on his way to inaugurate a mosque in Haska Mina district of Nangarhar province.

The string of IED and targeted assassinations comes amidst peace talks in DOHA.