Two killed in Nangarhar oil tanker explosion

Monitoring Desk

NANGARHAR: At least two people were killed and dozens of shops were destroyed in an explosion target oil tanker in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The local officials told that the incident took place on Jalalabad-Torkham highway early Tuesday morning after a remote control bomb blasted which was planted in the oil tanker.

Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman of Governor told media that two persons were killed and two were injured in the blast.

He added more than thirty shops caught fire after the blast ripped through the oil tanker.

No individual or group including the Taliban and ISIS insurgents has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.