A video of the suicide attack in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province has emerged online which purportedly shows the suicide bomber escaping several gunshots before detonating his explosives.
The video which has reportedly been released by the security institutions after it was captured in CCTV camera, shows a man standing in a roundabout type area as he waits for his target to arrive.
The man is seen escaping several shots fired at him by a member of the security forces apparently the guard of the influential provincial tribal elder before he detonates his explosives.
The man run towards the front of the armored vehicle as the security guard opens fire on him but he escapes the gunshots and detonates the explosives near the vehicle.
At least two people were reported killed and 10 others were wounded in the attack.
A security official confirmed that the suicide bomber targeted a provincial influential figure Haji Hayat who has been leading campaign against the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in Nangarhar.
The official further added that two people were killed and ten others were wounded in the attack.
The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban militants and loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group actively operating in Nangarhar have not commented regarding the incident so far.