A suicide bomber killed at least eight people near clerics leaving a giant tent in the afghan capital where they had gathered to denounce terrorism.Security officials said the bomb exploded near a residential area in the west of Kabul.

More than 2,000 religious scholars from across the country began meeting on Sunday at the Loya Jirga denouncing years of conflict. They plan to issue a fatwa, or religious order demanding Taliban militants restore peace, allowing foreign troops to leave.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack