According to local authorities in eastern Nangarhar province, at least 3 people were injured following a roadside bomb explosion in this province.

The officials further added, the incident took place on Tuesday morning after a vehicle of Hesarak district chief bodyguards struck with a roadside bomb.

Hesarak district chief Abdul Khaliq Maroof confirming the report said, the incident took place while his bodyguards were on their way to district compound.

Mr. Maroof further added, at least one of his bodyguards was injured along with two Afghan civilians following the incident.

No group including the Taliban militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the incident. Local officials blame Taliban group for such incidents as Taliban militants frequently use improvised explosive device and roadside bombs to target Afghan and foreign troops which normally leads to civilians casualties.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghanizada

    Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.