Kabul wedding hall blast toll rises to 80

The toll has risen as several wounded in Saturday night attack succumbed to injuries, a public health official told Xinhua news agency.

On Sunday, the Afghan Interior Ministry had said 63 people were killed and over 180 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his vest at the Shahr-e-Dubai wedding hall, which was packed with hundreds of guests.

The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has claimed the responsibility for the attack.

--IANS

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