By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: A car bomb explosion rocked Ghanikhail district of Nangarhar province earlier yesterday after insurgents attacked the district governor compound.
Nangarhar governor’s spokesman Ataullah Khogyani confirmed the incident and said insurgents stormed the compound after the car bomb was detonated. However, security forces inside quickly brought the situation under control.
Health officials said that at least 15 people have been martyred and more than 30 others were wounded and taken to local hospitals.
Officials have also stated that at least eight of those martyred were civilians. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.