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3 killed, 8 wounded in Nangarhar rocket explosion

3 killed, 8 wounded in Nangarhar rocket explosion

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Apr 29, 2018 - 12:52

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed and eight others wounded in a rocket explosion in the Surkhrod district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the rocket had been fired by Talibaninfo-icon sometime back but remained unexploded.

Two womeninfo-icon and a child were killed and eight others, including two minor girls, wounded when the rocket the children were playing with exploded, he said.

Khogyani added the injured were evacuated to hospital for medical treatment. The Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.

sa/mud

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