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One Killed in Afghan Car Bombing Near Airport in Jalalabad

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One person was killed and five others were injured on Thursday after a car bomb went off outside the airport in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, police said.

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Kabul: One person was killed and five others were injured on Thursday after a car bomb went off outside the airport in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, police said.

Thursday's incident comes a day after a truck packed with explosives blew up in Kabul's diplomatic zone killing 80 people and injuring over 300 others.

"The victim was a soldier and the injured included four civilians," the official told Xinhua news agency.

He said an investigation is underway.

The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for Wednesday's bloodbath.

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