Local media reported a complex attack in Jalalabad on Wednesday, March 6, around 09:20 (local time). According to a statement by the provincial governor's office, the assailants are reportedly targeting a construction facility near Jalalabad Airport (JAA), also known as Forward Operating Base Fenty. Initial reports indicate the use of a suicide car bomb along with heavy gunfire. As of 10:00, the attack is ongoing and details are still emerging.
Individuals in Jalalabad, and Afghanistan more generally, are advised to monitor developments to the situation, adhere to security protocols, and remain vigilant for militant activity.
The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas, other areas should be considered strictly off limits. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.
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