May 13, 2018
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Coordinated blasts rock Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province

By Khaama Press - Sun May 13 2018, 1:02 pm

The sounds of coordinated explosions were heard in Jalalabad city the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province.

The type of the explosions has not been ascertained so far and there are no reports regarding the possible casualties.

Eyewitnesses in the area are saying that the sounds of sporadic gunfire are also being heard from the site of the explosions.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Ataullah Khogyani confirmed that a number of the assailants have taken position inside the Nangarhar Custom’s office and are exchanging fire with the security forces.

He said the dead bodies of at least six people have been shifted to hospital along with at least thirty others who have sustained injuries.

A provincial public health directorate official confirmed that the dead bodies of at least 9 people have been shifted to the hospitals along with at least 30 others who have sustained injuries.

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