Kabul (August 30, 2017):Four people were killed in a suicide attack on the house of a prominent Afghan politician in eastern city of Jalalabad earlier today.
A spokesman for the provincial Governor Nangarhar province said two suicide bombers detonated themselves outside the house of parliamentarian Zahir Qader in Jalalabad.
Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack.
According to foreign news agency An Afghan official says at least two security guards have been killed after two suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on the lawmaker’s house in eastern Nangarhar province.
Quoting spokesman for the provincial governor Attahullah Khogyani, the foreign media said thatboth suicide bombers detonated suicide vests full of explosive outside of parliamentarian Zahir Qader’s house in Jalalabad, the provincial capital, on Wednesday morning.
Nangarhar province is one of the most dangerous regions of Afghanistan, where both the Taliban and Islamic State group affiliates operate. It also borders neighboring Pakistan and has been the scene of heavy fighting in recent years.