Afghanistan: Child among at least two killed in roadside bombing targeting the Taliban in Jalalabad

A roadside bombing targeting a Taliban vehicle in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least two civilians, including a child, Taliban and health officials said.

Two bombs detonated in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, as a Taliban vehicle was passing by on Saturday, killing one child, district police chief Ismatullah Mubariz said.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but the Islamic State group (IS) is active in eastern Nangarhar province, where it has launched frequent attacks targeting the Taliban.

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Source: ABC News