An heavy explosion rocked eastern Nangarhar city early Monday morning.

According to reports the incident took place in Jalalabad city near Eid Gah mosque. The exact number of casualties and the circumtances of the explosion is not clear so far.

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

Preliminary reports suggest at least five people were injured following the incident. The blast took place after explosives materials planted inside a Rickshaw vehicle went off in the area.