An explosion struck an area near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday morning and police said they believed it was caused by a suicide bomber.
Deputy provincial police chief Masoom Khan Hashimi said he believed a suicide bomber was behind the explosion just after 10 a.m. Gunfire broke out immediately afterwards.
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