Turkey condemns Afghan attack killing 3 Turkish engineers

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ANKARA – Turkey has condemned a suicide bomb in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar which three Turkish engineers and injured another one on Monday, according to Turkish Ministry.

“We strongly condemn this flagrant and expect Afghan to arrest the assailants immediately’’, the statement issued by Turkish Ministry said.

The took place at 7:15 a.m. in Behsoud District outside provincial capital Jalalabad .

The victims were serving in a local construction firm in charge of building facilities in the province, 120 kilometres east of Kabul.

No group has claimed for the , but the Taliban insurgent group was likely behind it.

The Taliban-led has been rampant since the militant group launched an annual rebel offensive against Afghan government forces.

The Taliban urged civilians to stay away from official gatherings, military convoys and centres regarded as the legitimate targets by , warning people to support the government and troops. (Xinhua/NAN)