Suicide blast in Nangarhar provinceAccording to local authorities in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan  a heavy explosion took place in the second district of Jalalabad city early Sunday morning.

The officials further added the incident took place near the provincial spy agency department — national directorate of security (NDS) around 7:30 am local time.

Provincial security commandment spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal confirming the report said at least two Afghan spy agency officers were killed and three others were injured following the blast.

In the meantime Zabiullah Mujahid Taliban group spokesman said at least 14 Afghan spy officers were killed following the blast and dozens others were injured.

He said the suicide attack was carried out by a Taliban fighter Saqib who is a resident of capital Kabul.