At least 5 killed at Afghanistan wedding party

STR / AFP

At least five people have been killed at a wedding party in Afghanistan. 

Officials say a bomber blew himself up at the ceremony, also injuring 40 people. 

The incident happened in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar.

The injured were rushed to a local hospital where they were treated for their wounds.

The attacker set off explosives that were strapped to him inside the house of a pro-government militia commander.

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