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15 killed, 45 injured in Nangarhar blast

15 killed, 45 injured in Nangarhar blast

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Jun 17, 2018 - 18:42

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen people were killed and 45 others injured in a blast in front of Governor House after a gather marking the Government-Talibaninfo-icon ceasefire in eastern Nangarhar province, on Sunday, an official said.

The gathering was attended by high ranking government officials and some Taliban leaders.

A large number of people attended the gathering, some left the site and some were leaving the area when the blast happened at around 3:00pm

Governor Spokesman Attaullah Khogyani confirmed the blast was a suicide and according to initial reports over 10 people were killed, but public healthinfo-icon director said 15 people were killed and 45 other injured.

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