Blast targets Taliban truck in eastern Afghan city


A Taliban fighter in a truck. A pickup truck carrying Taliban fighters was the target of a bomb in the Afghan city of Jalalabad today. – EPA pic, September 19, 2021.

A PICKUP truck carrying Taliban fighters was the target of a bomb in the Afghan city of Jalalabad today, local media reported, a day after at least two people were killed in a series of blasts in the area.

Witnesses told local media that several wounded Taliban fighters were taken to hospital after the explosion, which one journalist said happened near an interchange for transport to and from the capital, Kabul.


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