'Do you accept God and the Koran?' the sit-in organiser asked the Taliban. 'If you accept, then please come and make peace.'
Afghan forces have captured a female ISIS militant believed to be from France. She shares the fate of many of the foreign fighters who come to Afghanistan to join the terrorist group.
The blast hit a crowd of teenagers returning from celebrations at the Karte Sakhi shrine to mark the start of spring and the solar new year.
Militants coming to Afghanistan on behalf of ISIS will find only death at the hands of Afghan and coalition forces, popular uprisings against militants, and resistance even from the Taliban.
2 policemen were among the dead and 18 people were wounded, officials said.
The terrorists are trying to stifle moderate voices, but even if they kill a prominent leader like Mawlawi Abdul Zahir Haqqani, hundreds and thousands of others will take his place, locals say.
Despite claiming that their cause is justified in Islam, militants are seeking only to make money through illicit means such as drug trafficking.
Civilian casualties from suicide and bombings increased last year as the Taliban and ISIS targeted non-combatants, according to UNAMA.
'People will not forget,' said the president.
A pair of attacks in recent days has taken at least 114 lives and injured hundreds more.
After locals refused to submit to Taliban extortion, the militant group set up roadblocks, threatening them with death and kidnapping. Security forces have since removed the threat.
The terrorist group kidnapped an estimated 300 children from their families to train them to carry out terrorist attacks. Nearly half have reportedly completed their training.