Sunday, May 13, 2018

Gunmen Attack Afghan Bldg.,Killing at Least 10; Eight Terrorists Injure 42 in Lengthy Gun Battle

At least 10 people were killed and more than 40 injured today (May 13, 2018) in a coordinated attack by suicide bombers and gunmen at a government building in the city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan, according to the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty website.

Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said a suicide car bomb exploded outside the building, which belongs to the provincial finance directorate.

The attackers then stormed the building, trading fire with security officials for several hours.

"There were eight terrorists who carried out a coordinated attack in Jalalabad city, killing 10 people," Khogyani said. He added that 42 other people were wounded during a gun battle and that security forces killed six of the attackers.

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