At least three persons were killed and 21 injured on Saturday in three consecutive explosions targeting the Taliban in Police District 5 of Jalalabad city of eastern Nangarhar province. Meanwhile, 3 civilians were injured in a magnetic blast in west Kabul.
The explosions occurred after the Taliban assured Afghans that their lives, property and other assets would be secure.
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According to The Khaama Press News Agency, health experts from the provincial hospital in Jalalabad city stated that the wounded individuals were taken to the hospital, where two died due to serious injuries. The local health officials said that 3 of the victims were civilians and the rest were Taliban fighters.
Since the Taliban takeover, this was the first blast in the province and no one has claimed responsibility yet, as per The Khaama Press.