Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, targets government workers

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By Rafiq Sherzad JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said. Police were investigating whether there was a second explosion after people rushed to the scene to help, the police chief, Fazel Ahmad Sherzad, told a news conference. "It is early to say what kind of suicide bomber." Taliban insurgents denied responsibility.