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1 civilian killed, 7 injured in Nangarhar, Parwan blasts

1 civilian killed, 7 injured in Nangarhar, Parwan blasts

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Jan 05, 2017 - 13:52

JALALABAD/CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A civilian was killed and seven others injured in two separate explosions in eastern Nangarhar and central Parwan provinces on Thursday, officials said.

Nangarhar governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News one civilian was killed and another wounded when a magnetic bomb attached to their car went off in Jalalabad, the provincial capital this morning.

He said an investigation was underway about the incident.

However, Nangarhar Zonal Hospital director, Dr. Ehsanullah Shinwari, said a dead and four injured were shifted from the site of blast to the hospital.

An eyewitness, Ghulamullah, said that a trader, Najibullah, was also among four people injured in the incident.

According to another report, three civilians were wounded in a similar incident in Parwan province.

Provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai, said that the incident took place in the central square of Charikar, the capital of the province late on Wednesday.

Parwan Civil Hospital head, Abdul Qasim, confirmed receiving two injured people.

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