Taliban destroys bridge on Kabul-Jalalabad highway

Taliban destroyed a bridge on the Kabul-Jalalabad’s second-lane road in Surkhrod district of Nangarhar province, Pajhwok News reported.

The bridge was blown following the Taliban attacks on a checkpoint in Fatehabad area of the district.

The second-lane was mostly used by residents of Sararud, Khogyani, Sherzad and Hesarak districts.

As the Taliban militants dynamited the bridge, Afghan National Army temporarily repaired the damaged bridge for the traffic.

According to Pajhwok Taliban insurgents were responsible for bridge’s destruction.

Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.