Gunmen stormed the ‘Save the Children’ office Wednesday in Jalalabad, capital of Nangarhar province, provincial officials confirmed.
According to a spokesman for the provincial governor Ataullah Khugyani, clashes between the attackers and security forces are ongoing.
Officials confirmed that one suicide bomber detonated explosives at the gate of the building.
According to reports, 11 injured people have been transferred to hospitals so far.
Save the Children is a London-based international organization that promotes children’s rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.