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Blast rocks Afghan city killing at least seven: officials

AFP  |  Jalalabad (Afghanistan) 

An explosion in a city in eastern Afghanistan where President Ashraf Ghani was visiting killed at least seven people, officials said today.

A hospital official told AFP that seven bodies and several wounded had been taken to the medical facility in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province.

Ghani's spokesman confirmed the president was still in Nangarhar but was "away from danger".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, July 01 2018. 18:40 IST
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