Three killed, 24 injured in Afghanistan attack, shattering calm of ceasefire squib

An attack involving a suicide car bomb and multiple gunmen rocked a prison in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, local officials said, killing at least three people and injuring 24 others.The gun battle between Afghan security forces and insurgents in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, was still ongoing Sunday evening, and casualties were likely to rise, according to Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor.Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said at least…
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