Suicide bomber kills, injures 45 in Afghanistan
A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 22 people on Tuesday, while another 23 are reported to have been injured in the blast.
The attacker targeted a gathering in the Eastern Nangarhar Province, the provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said, Asia News reported.
The bomber reportedly attacked a rally on a highway between the city of Jalalabad, East Afghanistan, and a crossing into neighboring Pakistan.
Sohrab Qaderi, a local council member, stated that 45 had been either killed or wounded, but that the toll could rise.
It comes after separate reports this morning of a teenager being killed and four injured in a series of explosions in the Behsud district of the province. According to Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, a 14-year-old was killed and four others were wounded in the blasts.