One killed, two injured in IED blast

F.P. Report

KHOST: One person killed and two more were injured in IED bomb blast in Khost city.

Khost Police Chief, Faizullah Ghirat told media that an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which was fixed in the civilian vehicle went off in Khost city in which one person killed and two others were injured.

Meanwhile, Director Public Health Khost, Dr Qareeb Shah Ansari confirmed that hospital had received one body and two injured. The deceased was nephew of Noroz Mangal, former captain of Afghanistan national cricket team.

However, a family member of Noroz Mangal told AIP that the deceased was not his nephew rather he was his brother-in-law (Husband of sister). He owned a shop in Khost city. He said he did not know as who was involved in the matter as they have no enmity with anyone. No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing so far.



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