Jalalabad — Gunmen killed three female polio vaccination health workers in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, officials said, adding that a blast had also rocked the provincial health department headquarters but left no casualties.

Ghulam Dastagir Nazari, head of the immunisation programme at Afghanistan’s health ministry told Reuters the explosion took place at the entrance to the health department for the province of Nangarhar late on Tuesday morning...

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