Burials are taking place in the Afghan capital, Kabul after a bomb exploded at a wedding hall killing 63 people and wounding more than 180. The Islamic State group said it was behind for the attack. The blast happened yesterday during a wedding ceremony. President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the attack, describing it as “barbaric”. He blamed the Taliban for “providing a platform to terrorists.” The Taliban has denied involvement and condemned the attack.
- The President says no state-owned weapon had been fired against a single citizen only during his administration
- Police take actions to arrest the suspect in connection with the Anamaduwa assault incident