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PublishDate: Wednesday, January 20, 202115:41

Two explosions rattle Nangarhar

Two blasts rocked eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday afternoon, local officials confirmed.

Afghan voice agency (AVA)_The provincial media office said in a statement that the first blast happened at around 3 pm after a vehicle hit a roadside IED in the #Sherzad_district of the province.

Two civilians were killed and four others were wounded in the blast.

Half an hour later, a roadside mine hit a #civilian’s_car in Khogyani district #Nangarhar, killing at least two people and wounding three more, the district governor Shamsul Haq Sapai told Ariana News.

Meanwhile, #Zia-Ul-Haq Amarkhil, the Governor of Nangarhar said that both IEDs were planted by the Taliban.

The Taliban has not commented in this regard.

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