According to local authorities in eastern Khost province, at least 3 Afghan civilians were injured following an explosion in this province.

The officials further added, the incident took place around 11:00 am local time in a shop located near the Medicins San Frontieres hospital.

Provincial security chief and acting provincial police chief Mohammad Yaqoob said, the explosives were packed inside a furniture production equipment.

Mr. Yaqoob further added, at least 3 Afghan civilians were injured during the incident and were taken to provincial hospital for treatment purposes.

Chief of the provincial hospital Dr. Amir Badshah Rahmatzai Mangal said, the civilians who were injured during the incident are in a better health condition.

No group including the Taliban militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.