Exploded a car bomb.
In the Afghan city of Jalalabad, the militants detonated a car bomb at the office of the charitable organization Save the Children.
During the attack inside the building was more than fifty employees. 12 people received injuries of varying severity.
Press Secretary of the Governor of Nangarhar province said the attack happened around 09:10 local time on Wednesday when a suicide bomber blew up a car at the entrance to the office of the organization.
One of the gunmen shot at the main gate with a hand grenade, according to an eyewitness. According to unconfirmed reports, the attackers entered inside the building. Two were killed.
Jalal-Abad near the border with Pakistan is often targeted by Taliban militants, the city is also a stronghold of militants “Islamic state”. While no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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Save the Children is an international organization dedicated to protecting the rights of children around the world. Its main objectives are the improvement of education, health, economic empowerment, protection of children from violence and natural disasters, as well as other activities for protection of children’s rights.