11 killed, 15 injured in suicide bombing in Jalalabad

Kabul: At least 11 people were killed and 15 others injured in a suicide bombing at a guest house belonging to provincial council member Obaidullah Shinwari in Jalalabad, Nangarhar, on Sunday morning.

According to Tolo News, officials have said that one of the injured is Shinwari’s father Malek Osman, who is also a tribal elder.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

There have been several bomb blasts in Afghanistan over recent weeks at a time when efforts are underway to restart a peace process with the Taliban.

slamic State in the same city last week claimed their first attack on a major urban centre in Afghanistan with an assault on the Pakistani consulate that killed seven people.