Strong explosions rocked Kabul, Jalalabad

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TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) – Two separate explosions rocked a stadium in the Afghan capital and Jalalabad city causing deaths and injuries.

 An explosion at a checkpoint leading to the Kabul cricket stadium on Wednesday resulted in the death of at least two security personnel and injuries of seven others, Sputnik reported.

The media outlet said citing cricket officials that all the athletes were safe, and the match could be resumed later.

The exposion was allegedly caused by a suicide bomber, however, police are yet to confirm the information. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast.

According to Xinhua, another explosion also rocked jalalabad, capital of eastern Nangarhar province

Six civilians were injured as a blast rocked Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Wednesday, spokesman for the provincial government Attaullah Khogiani said.

"Six people, all civilians, have been injured in the blast that rocked Jalalabad city at around 3 p.m. local time (1030 GMT)," Khogiani told reporters.

Without giving more details, the official said that an investigation was underway.

Meantime, Najibullah Kamawal, the head of health department in Jalalabad city, confirmed that one body and eight injured people had been taken to hospital.

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