Explosion in Jalalabad city leaves a judge dead, three civilians wounded

 

An explosion took place in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan earlier today, leaving at least four people dead or wounded.

The provincial government in a statement said the incident took place in the vicinity of the 4th police district of the city after a magnetic bomb planted in the vehicle of a judge went off.

The statement further added that the judge serving with the preliminary court of the anti-corruption Sher Rahman was killed in the explosion and three others were wounded.

At least two of his brothers and another civilian passing from the area in Shesham Bagh were wounded in the explosion, the statement said, adding that Mr. Rahman was initially wounded in the explosion and succumbed to his injuries after he was shifted to hospital for the treatment.

 

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