Dozens Wounded In Blasts As Afghanistan Marks Independence Day

Dozens of people have been wounded in a series of explosions in eastern Afghanistan as the country marked 100 years of independence from the British. At least 52 people were injured in 10 blasts in the eastern city of Jalalabad on August 19 as people were heading out to celebrate, the office of Nangarhar Province's governor said. Some reports put the casualty toll at 66. Officials said that most of the people sustained minor injuries and were released after treatment at local hospitals. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombings in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar Province, where both the Taliban and the local affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) group are active..............................

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