An explosion, perpetrated by four attackers, rocked the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the police chief and the provincial authorities stated, APA reports citing Sputnik.
"Incidentally, a suicide bomber attacked the electronic ID centre in Jalalabad city around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon [11:00 GMT]. Security forces have reached the centre to rescue workers and eliminate the threat", Ataullah Khogyany, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said in a statement.
Eyewitnesses in the area said that there were four attackers — one person detonated the explosive device and three others entered the electronic ID centre.
One policeman and five employees were injured, the Nangarhar Health Department said.