Taliban targeted in terrorist attack in Eastern Afghanistan

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Three people were killed in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province after bombings targeting Taliban vehicles.

The explosions in the city of Jalalabad left three dead, though it’s not clear if any Taliban officials were among the casualties. Another 20 were wounded.

Afghans gather at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan.
It’s not clear if any Taliban officials were among the casualties.
AP Photo/Felipe Dana

The attack underscores the growing conflict between Afghanistan’s new rulers and the even more extreme ISIS-K which are have a stronghold in the province.

A second bomb also exploded in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday, wounding two people.

Taliban members inspect near the site of a blast in Jalalabad on September 18,2021.
The attack underscores the growing conflict between the Taliban and the even more extreme ISIS-K.
STR/AFP via Getty Images

With Post wires

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