Workers at a wedding hall inspect the scene after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2019.
President Ashraf Ghani, in comments on the Kabul blast before the Daesh claim, said the Taliban could not "absolve themselves of blame for they provide a platform for terrorists". Their attacks have become so frequent and deadly that the Afghan and US governments now keep military casualty figures confidential.
"India strongly condemns the horrific bombing in Kabul yesterday at a wedding hall in which innocent civilians lost their lives", the MEA statement said.
"My top priority for now is to reach out to the families of victims of this barbaric attack", Ghani said on Twitter.
But such attacks have increased dramatically in the past three years after Daesh emerged as a new threat for a country which was already coping with a rising Taliban insurgency.
"Several of our waiters were killed or wounded", he added. A deliberate attack on civilians "can only be described as a cowardly act of terror", United Nations envoy to Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto said.
Afghan officials say there's no word yet on who was behind the attack.
The extremist group ruled Afghanistan for five years, imposing their harsh interpretation of Islamic law before the U.S. -led invasion, and many worry it might return in some form under an agreement with the U.S. The Taliban now control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since their 2001 defeat.
While the Taliban earlier this year pledged to do more to protect civilians, it continues to stage deadly attacks against Afghan security forces and others in what is seen by many as an attempt to strengthen its position at the negotiating table.
The Taliban, however, maintains it will discuss a cease-fire and other domestic political issues in intra-Afghan negations once the United States announces the troop withdrawal timetable.
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The British oil tanker has been seized by IRGC because of its three definite infringements of global regulations, he underlined. The US claims the tanker is controlled by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which is the target of its sanctions.
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It comes as Boris Johnson will tell French and German leaders that there must be a new Brexit deal when he meets them next week. The EU would be to blame if the United Kingdom left without a deal, the South Wales Central AM said.
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US President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire for a US pullout from Afghanistan and an end to America's longest war. In the northern province of Balkh, 11 civilians were killed on Sunday when a roadside bomb blew up their van, police said.
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