Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack in Jalalabad city, eastern Afghanistan May 17, 2017. REUTERS Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack in Jalalabad city, eastern Afghanistan May 17, 2017. REUTERS

Afghan forces thwart car bombing, coordinated attacks in Jalalabad city

By: MENA
Tue, Dec. 26, 2017
KABULK - 26 December 2017: Afghan national defense and security forces have foiled a plan to carry out a series of attacks in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Tuesday.

In a statement, the provincial government media office said a vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) and eight motorcycles packed with explosives were discovered and defused before the militants manage to use for a series of attacks in Jalalabad city.

According to the governor’s office, at least two Taliban insurgents were also killed during the operation and three suspects were arrested.
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