A 13-year-old boy has blown himself up in a suicide bombing at a wedding in eastern Afghanistan‘s Nangarhar province, killing five people and injuring 40.
The child set off his explosives early on Friday at the home of Malik Toor, a pro-government militia commander, police official Fayz Mohammad Babarkhil told CNN.
The attack took place in the Pacheragam district of Nangarhar province, where Isis is headquartered and the Taliban also has a strong presence.
No one has taken responsibility for the attack.
In recent years Isis have carried out a series of suicide bombings and attacks on government offices, schools and aid groups in the province’s main city, Jalalabad.
However, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mojahid has denied responsibility for the attack.
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