Child killed, 7 civilians injured in E. Afghan blast

A 10-year-old child was killed and seven people wounded in a blast in Jalalabad city, capital of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday, provincial government said in a statement.

The explosion occurred roughly at 6:00 a.m. local time in front of a small shop in Police District 2 of the city when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded, the statement added.

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