Blast reported in eastern Afghan city: Provincial official

Reuters , Sunday 1 Jul 2018

An explosion hit the centre of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, sending a plume of smoke into the sky, witnesses and a provincial government official said.

The blast, hours after President Ashraf Ghani had visited Jalalabad, damaged shops and buildings around Mukhaberat square in the city, said governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani. 

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