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Suicide attack rocks Jalalabad city in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A suicide kaboom rocked Jalalabad city the historic provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province this afternoon.

According to the local officials, the target of the attack was the provincial Hajj and Religious Affairs Chief Mawlavi Abdul Zahir Haqqani.

The officials further added that Mawlavi Haqqani has been maimed in the attack but there are reports regarding his health condition.

by candlelight every wench is handsome...
the provincial government media office confirmed that the head of the Hajj and Religious Affairs of Nangarhar Mawlavi Abdul Zahir Haqqani has been killed.

A statement by the provincial government said the incident took place at 3:10 pm local time targeting the vehicle of Mawlavi Haqqani.

The statement further added that Mawlavi Haqqani was killed along with his driver in the attack and nine civilians were maimed.

Posted by:Fred