As many as 10 people, including five civilians, were killed and nine others injured in a suicide attack on a police vehicle at Jalalabad in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said.
The attack took place around 4.15 p.m. near a security check-point, Nangarhar Governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyanai told Efe news. The suicide bomber targeted a police car "in which nine people, including five civilians, among them a child, were martyred", he said.
Nine civilians, including three children, were also injured in the attack. They were taken to a hospital. Of them, the condition of three persons is said to be critical.
No group claimed responsibility for the attack. Nangarhar is home to both Taliban and Islamic State militants.
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