A suicide bomber was killed the security forces before he could manage to carry out an attack on the provincial officials.
According to the local security officials and as referenced by open cites the incident took place early on Sunday in Ghani Khel district of Nangarhar.
Security sources further added that the suicide bomber was looking to detonate his explosives among the government officials during the first day of Eid but was recognized and shot dead by the security forces.
The provincial police commander in a statement also confirmed that the suicide bomber was shot dead before carrying an attack around 9 am in the vicinity of Ghani Khel district.
The statement further added that only the suicide bomber was killed in the incident and no one else was hurt.