At least 50 people were killed and 70 injured in a suicide attack that occurred during an assembly of believers celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad today November 20, in Kabul, authorities said.

“The blast occurred in Uranus mansion, where weddings are held and ulema had gathered to celebrate the birth of the Prophet,” he told AFP the police spokesman Basir Mujahid Kabul.


Dozens of ambulances rushed to the scene of today’s deadly bombing at a major wedding hall in the city center. Health officials say early indications are that over 40 people have been killed and dozens more wounded


The country’s defense minister has confirmed the information, adding that “Ulymats who had come from every corner of the country and citizens participated in the ceremony” in the wedding hall, according to the REA-ICA.

Till now no one has taken the responsibility for the attack.