Explosion Rocks Jalalabad City in East of Afghanistan

Kabul, A heavy explosion rocked Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan earlier today.
Afghan Khaama Press says preliminary reports indicate the blast was caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted on a roadside to target a police vehicle.
No casualties have been reported with an official saying the IED was detonated near a hotel in the city, it adds.
“Provincial governor’s spokesman confirmed the incident and said the target of the explosion was a vehicle of the Afghan Border Police, no group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.” This comes as capital Kabul and southern Helmand and Kandahar provinces were hit by a string of deadly attacks on Tuesday, leaving scores of people dead or wounded.

Source: Qatar News Agency