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Several explosions rock eastern Nangarhar province

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According to local authorities in eastern Nangahar province, a series of explosions and gunfire were heard at Behsud district of eastern Nangahar province on Sunday.

Behsud district chief Nematullah said, the first incident took place near provincial reconstruction team after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the gate of the US PRT building.

Mr. Nematullah further added, clashes are still going on between armed militants and security forces in the area.

The exact number of casualties have not been disclosed yet and heavy gunfire is still reported in the area with fire and smoke rising out of the incident place.

At least 2 other suicide bombers detonated their explosives near the Nangarhar airport, Behsud district Nemtullah said adding that at least 3 people were killed and 1 other was injured following the incident.

However Mohammad Shirzad provincial public health chief said at least 1 person who was killed during the incident was taken to the hospital so far.

Another official in provincial hospital speaking on the condition of anonymity said the individual who was taken to the hospital of the dead body of the suicide bomber.

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