Explosion thundered in Afghan Jalalabad

An explosion occurred on Sunday in the Afghan city of Jalalabad in the province of Nangarhar, two civilians were killed, an eyewitness told RIA Novosti.

Explosion thundered in Afghan Jalalabad

The explosion occurred on Sunday morning in the area of ​​the bus station. As a result, two civilians were killed and one Taliban was wounded.

A day earlier, it was reported that at least three people were killed, another 19 were injured in an explosion in Jalalabad, the administrative center of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan.

In early August, the Taliban stepped up their offensive against Afghan government forces, entered Kabul on August 15, and announced the next day that the war was over. The last two weeks of August from the airport of Kabul, which was under the protection of the US military, there was a mass evacuation of Western citizens and Afghans who collaborated with them. On the night of August 31, the US military left the Kabul airport, ending the nearly 20-year US military presence in Afghanistan.

On September 6, the Taliban announced that Panjshir, the last of the 34 Afghan provinces, had come under their control with fighting. The next day, the composition of the interim government of Afghanistan was announced, headed by Mohammad Hasan Akhund, who served as foreign minister during the first rule of the Taliban* and has been under UN sanctions since 2001.

*-Terrorist organization, banned in Russia


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