33 killed, 100 injured in Afghanistan blasts, ISIS claims responsibility

RT
April 18,2015

People run for cover after an explosion in Jalalabad April 18, 2015.(Reuters / Parwiz)
People run for cover after an explosion in Jalalabad April 18, 2015.(Reuters / Parwiz)

At least 33 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a series of explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to police and local media. ISIS has claimed responsibility.

A blast took place outside a local bank, police chief Fazel Ahmad Sherzad told Reuters.

The attacker was riding a motorbike and detonated his explosives while military personnel and civilians were waiting to receive their salaries from the bank, Sherzad said.

Brutal images of the injured and the dead at the scene have been circulating online.

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