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Suicide blast kills 63 people in Afghanistan wedding

ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- At least 63 people died and 180 others were injured in a suicide blast during a wedding in the Afghan capital Kabul, said reports on Sunday.
The suicide attacker set off explosives among the wedding participants at a hall, west of Kabul late on Saturday night, said Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi.
Around 1,200 guests were attending the wedding and the hall was packed at the time of the explosion. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast. (end) sbk.ag