Blast near Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan, official says

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Posted: Jan 24, 2018 12:16 AM

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A blast went off outside the office of the Save the Children aid agency in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, a provincial government spokesman said.

"The there was a blast and the target was Save the Children," said the spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani.

He said he had no word on casualties but a clash was going on at the scene.

(Writing by Robert Birsel; Editing by Paul Tait)