Kabul (Agencies): At least ten people were killed when gunmen stormed an education department compound in Afghanistan's restive east on Wednesday.

Ten others have been wounded in the second attack in Jalalabad city in as many days, Nangarhar provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said.

 “Smoke came out of the building and all the people started to run away.” A security guard employed by the education department branch was among the dead, he added.

Jalalabad health director Najibullah Kamawal confirmed five wounded people had been brought to hospital so far.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the raid.