Afghan president says Taliban can't escape blame for deadly bombing

By REUTERS
August 18, 2019 09:28
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KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday the Taliban could not escape blame for a "barbaric" suicide bomb attack on a wedding hall in the capital, Kabul, that killed 63 people.


"The Taliban cannot absolve themselves of blame for they provide platform for terrorists," Ghani said in a post on Twitter.

The blast late on Saturday wounded more than 180 people, with many women and children among the casualties, officials said.


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