Afghan Local Officials have said that as a result of six consecutive blasts in Nangarhar province, 17 people were wounded today.
Ataullah Khogyani, the spokesman of Nangarhar governor said that the explosions occurred in PD 1 and PD 4 of Jalalabad city.
Khogyani declared that the blasts occured as a result of IEDs going off and their targets were the Independence ceremony processions of the city.
According to him, six IEDs were detonated and security forces succeeded in detecting and defusing six other IEDs.
The spokesman of Nangarhar governor noted that the healtcondition of three wounded are critical.
Meanwhile, Abdul Raqib Mubariz, Nangarhar Police Commander told Reporterly, “Five people were wounded in the explosion near the Edgah mosque PD 4 of Jalalabad city.”
He added, that the explosion happened as a result of an IED that went off on a roadside.
According to Mubariz, the conditions of the two who have been wounded are critical.
More details to come.