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Jalalabad blasts: 83 injured persons shifted to different hospitals

Jalalabad blasts: 83 injured persons shifted to different hospitals

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Aug 19, 2019 - 13:52

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 83 people were injured in a series of blasts in Jalalabad City and on its outskirts on Monday, healthinfo-icon official said.

Abdul Zahir Adil, spokesman for the Department of Public Health, said 66 injured had been evacuated to different hospitlas as a result of blasts in the province.

Govenror Spokesman Attaullah Khogyani, however, acknowledged six blasts and said six more bombs were foiled.

Police Spokesman Mubarez Atal said 16 people were injured in some blast while few explosions triggered in electricity pylons.

Local witnessed said at least ten blast had been heard in Jalalabad today.

Separately another blast took place in the Khogyani district. There was no report of casualties.

No group claimed responsibility for the blasts.

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