Kabul: A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killing five people and injuring 11 others.
Police official Fayz Mohammad Babarkhil said the child blew himself up early on Friday at the wedding organised by Malik Toor, a commander of a pro-government militia. Toor died in the attack, and officials said he was the likely target. The attack took place in Pachirwa Agham district of Nangarhar province.
No one took responsibility for the attack, but both the Taliban and the IS affiliate have a strong presence in eastern Afghanistan, and the IS is headquartered in Nangarhar. No one took responsibility for the attack.