Four killed, several injured after militants attack Afghanistan finance office
14 May, 2018, 00:44 | Author: Diane Mills
Attahullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the provincial governor, said the attackers killed at least four victims and that at least 20 other people were wounded.
Terrified employees flung themselves from windows to escape as security forces battled the attackers for more than four hours, before all four of them were killed, Khogyani said.
There has been no immediate claim of responsibility.
Security forces were able to rescue around 50 employees stuck in the building during the attack, he added.
As the battle continued, smoke could be seen rising from the accounts office building. But in January, gunmen attacked an office of aid group Save the Children in Jalalabad, killing at least five people and wounding 25. That attack, also claimed by Daesh, followed much the same pattern as Sunday's incident. He later said the heavily-armed attackers were also carrying grenades.
The body of a policeman and eight civilians, including the three finance department employees, along with 36 wounded people had been brought to hospitals in Jalalabad, said Najibullah Kamawal, director of the city health department. However, the Taliban is now taking part in its annual spring offensive and has launched a number of attacks in recent weeks.
Dozens of people have been killed in voter registration centres in recent weeks. Both the Taliban and a local affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group have carried out numerous attacks in Nangarhar Province.
Past year the United States increased its support to struggling Afghan forces, announcing plans for thousands of additional advisers and more air strikes in an effort to force the Taliban to enter peace negotiations.
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