More than 50 killed by suicide bomber in Afghan capital

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KABUL: A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people, three government officials said.
Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry, said more than 70 other people were injured in the attack.
“A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a wedding hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered to commemorate the birthday of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH),” Danish said.
There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the blast. — Reuters

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