Two People Killed in Kabul, Nangarhar Blasts

Two people were killed and three more were wounded in two blasts in Kabul and Nangarhar provinces on Saturday, local officials and police confirmed.

One person was killed and two more were wounded in an explosion that targeted a vehicle in Bagrami district in Kabul at around 9 am on Saturday morning, police said.
Meanwhile, Abdul Qahar Qadir, a member of the provincial council in Nangarhar, was wounded in an explosion that targeted his vehicle in the city of Jalalabad on Saturday afternoon, health officials said.

According to local officials, one civilian was wounded in the explosion.

The blasts come amidst a sharp increase in targeted attacks in the country, especially Kabul.