9 civilians injured in bomb attack in E. Afghanistan

At least nine civilians were wounded in a bomb attack at a public picnic area in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, authorities said.

The blast occurred after an improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated at a public picnic area in Chaparhar district roughly at 10:00 a.m. local time Monday, the provincial government said in a statement.

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