Blast in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad kills 5

Jalalabad: At least five persons were killed and seven others injured after a blast ripped through the centre of Jalalabad city in provincial capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.

The explosive was placed on a motorbike and exploded close to Shirzai Stadium while a gathering was held in supporting of the National Unity Government (NUG), Tolo News quoted spokesman for the provincial governor Attaullah Khoghyani as saying.

No terror group, including Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. (ANI)