President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in reaction to the deadly stadium bombing in Jalalabad city has said that the militants continue their enmity with the cultural and religious values of Afghanistan by carrying out such attacks.

The Chief Executive of Jamiat Islami and the ex-governor of Balh Ata Mohammad Noor also condemned the brutal bombing in Jalalabad city.

In a statement released after the deadly attack, Noor said the attack on a stadium shows that the enemies of the country pay no respect to any value and only seek to eliminate the Afghan people.

At least eight people were killed in a coordinated bombing target a cricket stadium in Jalalabad city the provincial capital of Nangarhar province.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the incident took place late on Friday night in the vicinity of the 1st police district of the city.

The statement further added that three explosions took place inside the stadium at around 11:45 pm local time, leaving at least eight dead and forty five others wounded.

At least eight of the wounded individuals were discharged from the hospital after receiving treatment while the remaining 37 others are still receiving treatment.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the deadly bombings.

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