63 killed in bomb blast at wedding party in Kabul


Kabul: At least 63 people were killed while 182 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack at a wedding party in Afghanistan capital Kabul on Saturday.

According to sources, a suicide bomber detonated explosives during a wedding ceremony in western Kabul. The blast occurred about 10:40 p.m. local time (1:40 p.m. ET).

Among the victims were women and children. About 20 people were taken to a Kabul hospital.

Photos from inside the hall showed wrecked tables and bodies strewn all over. Videos by witnesses showed panic outside as wailing family members looked for their loved ones.

The Taliban denied any responsibility for the attack, with spokesman Zabiullah Mojahid condemning the suicide attack on civilians. No other group also has also admitted carrying out the bombing.

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