Bomb blast Destroys Nangarhar Mayor’s Vehicle

KABUL: (MEP) – Local Nangarhar provincial officials confirmed that a bomb blew up Nangarhar Mayor Lal Agha Kakar’s car in on Sunday. The Mayor was not in the car when the blast took place so he was not hurt; however, his driver was seriously injured, TOLO reported.

The incident took place in the Pashtunistan area of Jalalabad city.

“Primary investigations revealed that a magnetic bomb was placed in the car,” said Mohammad Masoum Hashim, provincial security head.

Mr. Hashim added that the police have started investigating the attack and would hopefully track down the culprits soon.

Ahmadzai Abdulzai, spokesman of the Provincial Governor, spoke about the attack and said that the motive behind it was not known yet. Although no group has yet claimed responsibility, the Taliban is known to target government and security officials.

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