At least 20 dead in suicide attack on Afghan Taliban, civilians: officials

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An Afghan Taliban militants carries a rocket-propelled as he looks on with residents as they took to the street to celebrate ceasefire on the second day of Eid in the outskirts of Jalalabad on June 16, 2018. Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces hugged and took selfies with each other in restive eastern Afghanistan on June 16, as an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country held for the second day of Eid. / AFP PHOTO / NOORULLAH SHIRZADA

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, June 16, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghan Taliban, security forces, and civilians celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country on Saturday, killing at least 20 people, officials said.

At least 16 others were wounded in the attack in Rodat district in eastern Nangarhar province, provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP.

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