Update 2019-03-06 (2): According to reports, the attack on a private company near the airport in Jalalabad has ended. Five gunmen attacked the construction company EBE at about 05:00 a.m. (local time). Two attackers detonated explosives and three more were shot by security forces. 16 employees of the company were killed and nine others wounded.
Update 2019-03-06 (1): According to recent reports, at least three people were killed in the attack. Six others were injured. The casualties were employees of the construction company. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up and three more were killed by security forces.
2019-03-06: On Wednesday (06 March), a suicide bomber blew himself up near the office of a construction company near the airport in Jalalabad. After the explosion security forces engaged in a firefight with gunmen. There were no immediate claims for responsibility.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.