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Afghanistan: 2 killed, 5 injured in IED blast in Nangarhar province


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Two construction workers were killed and five others sustained injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast at an under-construction school building in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday morning, the provincial government has said.
The incident occurred at around 10:30 am (local time) in Bati Kot district, provincial government spokesman Attahullah Khogyani told Xinhua, adding that the blast damaged parts of the under-constructed building.
The spokesperson added that three of those wounded in the incident suffered serious injuries and were shifted to a hospital in the provincial capital Jalalabad.
An investigation into the blast has been initiated.
No group has claimed the responsibility for the incident yet.

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 7:32 PM IST

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