Three killed, several injured in Afghanistan suicide attack

| Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 15:37
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Three killed, several injured in Afghanistan suicide attack

Kabul: At least three people were killed and 15 others wounded in a suicide bombing attack near the house of a tribal leader in Afghanistan's Jalalabad town on Sunday, sources said.

According to the initial information, the blast occurred near the house of Abidullah Shinwari around 10.40 a.m. (local time), Xinhua quoted a security source as saying.

"So far, we have no more detail but we will try to get more information," the source added.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

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Few days before, at least six policemen were killed in a terror attack apparently targeted at the Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad city in Afghanistan, media reports said.

Afghan security forces battled gunmen barricaded in a house near the consulate, which the attackers had apparently tried to enter, a Pakistani news report said.

"The bomb attack targeted a police vehicle near the Pakistani consulate," a security source told Xinhua.

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