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IS claims deadly suicide attack on Kabul wedding

AFP  |  Beirut 

The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a wedding in Kabul which Afghan authorities said killed at least 63 people.

IS said one of its fighters blew himself up at a "large gathering" in Kabul while others "detonated a parked explosives-laden vehicle" when security forces arrived, in a statement posted on the Telegram messaging app.

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First Published: Sun, August 18 2019. 16:45 IST
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