A regional affiliate of the Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it had targeted the police.
Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of eastern Nangarhar province, told Anadolu Agency that the attack took place on the outskirts of Jalalabad city in Muqam Khan neighborhood, where the locals had gathered for the funeral prayers of a district governor in the afternoon.
The death toll in Kabul's PD9 explosion has risen to 20, while 30 others injured in the blast.
According to the Afghan police, the death toll from the previous night's suicide attack in Kabul soared to 20 on Friday.
Kabul has been hit hard by terror attacks attributed to Taliban, Islamic State (IS), and other militants operating in the country.
Several days ago a suicide bomber killed more than 40 people at a Shi'ite cultural centre in the capital.
IS claimed responsibility for the December 28 attack, which Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a "crime against humanity" committed by terrorists.
The IS group has gained ground in Afghanistan since it first appeared in the region in 2015 and has scaled up its attacks in Kabul, including on security installations and the country's Shiite minority.
US troops have remained in the country, although at greatly reduced numbers, helping to train and support Afghan forces in their battles against the militant groups.
But it could end up backfiring by diminishing the cooperation between the US and Pakistan to combat terror groups in the region. Pressure from the US also resulted in a buildup of Pakistani military presence along the border with Afghanistan.
Timberlake tweeted Monday that his new album, " Man of the Woods ", is coming on February 2 and said , "It's personal ". The Grammy Award-winning singer plans to drop his new track from Man of the Woods this Friday (Jan. 5).
Wind chills today are expected to be dangerously cold through the rest of the day and again overnight into Tuesday morning. A low pressure system moves by offshore and gives us a chance for snow Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will end the 2017 season at home Sunday afternoon when they take on the New Orleans Saints. The Bucs came up empty on their next drive but special teams would come up huge as Tampa Bay punted the ball away.
Scott Carson , Tom Huddlestone and Andreas Weimann also start, while Matej Vydra is on the substitute bench with David Nugent . United got its first win in five matches on Monday by notching two second-half goals to get a 2-0 win at Everton.
The day's average air quality index (AQI) was at 400, classified as "very poor" by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Many tweeted photos of the overcrowded domestic terminal where passengers could be seen sitting on floors and staircases.
Spectacular fireworks have lit up the skies in Hong Kong, Australia and elsewhere in Asia as revellers rang in 2018. Authorities throughout China were also on high alert for stampedes or terror attacks at large public gatherings.
Monster Hunter World gets a final PS4 beta
One mysterious monster was also seen exiting the carcasses of others, but not much is known about this one just yet. Monster Hunter World is coming for PS4 and Xbox One this month, January 26, and Capcom is being pretty transparent.
Game Of Thrones Final Season Debuts In 2019
An announcement from USA premium cable channel HBO has confirmed long suspected rumours that the show would not return in 2018. After all, a final season airing January 1, 2019 is a rather different for fans than one airing December 31, 2019.
Right now, the moon is very very full (7 photos)
In February, Elon Musk-owned SpaceX announced that it would be sending paying tourists to the moon in flights as early as 2018. The moon is set to reach its perigee, at a distance of 3.56 lakh km from the earth, at 3.34 am and will set around 7.54 am.
Nike advertise Coutinho Barcelona shirt
The most probable answer to that would be no as Dybala would command a transfer fee in the same region of Dembele if not more. But whatever the reason, it's high time Liverpool reported Barcelona over their antics over Coutinho .