Child Suicide Bomber Kills Five At Wedding in Afghanistan

A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at an Aghan wedding, killing five and wounding several others.

Who: A child suicide bomber who has not yet been identified killed Malik Toor, a “commander of a pro-government militia who had organized the wedding” according to The New York Post. 

What: The child was reportedly targeting Noor when he blew himself up at the wedding.

Where: The Pachirwa Agham district of Nangarhar province, in Eastern Afghanistan.

When: Friday.

Why It Matters: The Nangarhar province of Afghanistan is the ISIS headquarters in the country. The Taliban also has a stronghold in the area, but that group officially denied responsibility for the bombing. It is one of the deadliest areas of the war-torn country.


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