Afghan: 16 killed, 9 injured in Nangarhar province
Nangarhar, Mar 06: At least 16 workers of a private construction company in Nangarhar province were killed on Wednesday and nine others were wounded after gunmen stormed the company, provincial governor spokesman Khogyani said.
Two attackers detonated their explosives and three others were killed in clash with security forces, Khogyani said.
The wounded employees were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, Khogyani added.
According to Khogyani, during the clearance operation, security forces defused a vehicle full of explosives and two suicide vests from the attackers.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.