Kabul: Gunmen attacked the Save the Children office in the city of Jalalabad, and an explosion also rocked the compound, local media reported, citing officials. Health officials have confirmed at least 11 people wounded in ongoing attack on Save the Children office in Jalalabad.
The officials confirmed that one suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the gate of the compound, opening the way for gunmen to enter.
“Clashes between insurgents and security force members are ongoing,” Tolo News quoted Attaullah Khoghyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor as saying.
The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organisation, which promotes children’s rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.