Site of a suicide attack in Jalalabad
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Afghanistan suicide bomb in Jalalabad leaves many dead

At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.

The blast happened outside a bank where government staff and military personnel were collecting their salaries, the region's police chief said. As emergency crews helped survivors there was a second explosion

No group has said it carried out the attack, and a spokesman for the Taliban said it was not involved.

The BBC's Shahzheb Jillani in Kabul says it is the largest attack in Jalalabad in many months.

  • 18 Apr 2015