The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group loyalists claimed responsibility for the suicide attack on local tribal elders in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The group issued a statement in Arabic language claiming that the attack left at least 15 people dead and several others wounded.
The statement further added that the attack was carried out by the group’s fighter Salman Al-Khurasani, targeting the Pacher Agam district elders in south of Jalalabad city.
However, the local security officials said at least 4 people, all civilians, were killed in the attack and at least 6 others were wounded.
The attack in Khalis Family area of Jalalabad city on Monday afternoon came as the local tribal elders had gathered to discuss the situation of the province.