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Child suicide bomber kills five, injures 40 during wedding in Afghanistan

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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.

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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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