5 killed, 11 injured after minor blows himself up in Afghanistan

Media playback is unsupported on your device                  Media caption Ogai Wardak 18

Provincial spokesman Attaullah Khugyani said the child was used to target a pro-government militia commander in Friday morning's attack.

The attack took place in Pachirwa Agham district of Nangarhar province.

The Islamic Convey (IS) team in Afghanistan, generally acknowledged as IS Khorasan, is acknowledged to be active in Pachiragam.

ISIL claimed responsibility for that attack.

An injured man receives treatment at the hospital, after a suicide attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan July 12, 2019. Malik Noor, the pro-government militia commander targeted in the attack, and two of his sons were among the dead.

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The scene which is close to Pakistan's restive tribal belt is marred by the Taliban and pro-Daesh insurgency.

The 2 aspects agreed on a "roadmap to peace" seen as having laid the bottom for formal talks in the raze.

Khogyani said that the suicide bombing was carried out by a minor.

No one took responsibility for the bombing, but the Taliban said it was not involved in the wedding explosion, according to a statement posted on its official website.

The United States has been in on-again, off-again peace talks with the Taliban for months but the development is the first time Afghans have made an agreement of this nature.

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