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Child scavenger killed in Nangarhar blast, 3 wounded

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Child scavenger killed in Nangarhar blast, 3 wounded

Dec 07, 2017 - 15:43

JALALABD (Pajhwok): A bomb blast killed a child scavenger and injured three other people, including a woman, on Thursday in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast happened in Shadal area of Ghanikhel district at around 12:00pm.

He said one child was killed and three other people including a woman were wounded in the blast.

He said the explosive had been placed in a rubbish pile and it went off when the victims were collecting woods and other reusable items.

The injured were taken to the civil hospital in Jalalabad, the provincial capital.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.



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