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Judge killed, 3 injured in Jalalabad bomb attack

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Judge killed, 3 injured in Jalalabad bomb attack

Jun 20, 2017 - 13:40

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An appellant court judge was killed and two of his brothers were wounded in a bomb attack in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion happened at around 9:00am in Shisham Bagh area of Jalalabad.

He said the blast was triggered by a sticky bomb attack to the car of the judge. Sher Rahman, the judge, was killed and two of his brothers as well as a civilian were wounded.

Inamullah Miakhel, spokesman for a local hospital, confirmed receiving two injured people. He said both were in stable condition.

An eyewitness, Waseemullah, said the vehicle was destroyed and he saw four casualties at the explosion site. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.


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