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


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.