At least 18 people were killed when a suicide car bombing went off in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, sources said.
Forty others were wounded in the blast which happened outside the government’s compound in Shinwar district, a source told 1TV.
Ataullah Khogyani, a spokesman for provincial governor, confirmed death of 13 people and wounding of 35 others.
He said that attackers wanted to enter the compound but were killed by security forces.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.