The Taliban group has rejected involvement in last night’s deadly suicide attack which targeted a wedding hall in Kabul city.

Taliban group spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement that the group ‘strongly condemns explosion targeting civilians inside a hotel in Kabul city.’

The statement further added “Such barbaric deliberate attacks against civilians including women & children are forbidden & unjustifiable.”

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility for the deadly explosion.

Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior said the explosion took place at around 10:40 pm local time inside Hotel Shahr-e Dubai in 6th district of the city.

Rahimi further added that a suicide bomber detonated his explosives among the guests of a wedding.

According to security officials, the attack killed 63 people and wounded at least 182 others.


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