Bomb Explosion Kills Five At Wedding Party

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Officials in Afghanistan have said five civilians were killed when a bomb exploded during a wedding ceremony in eastern Logar province.

Shah Poor Ahmadzai, provincial police chiefs spokesman, said seven others were wounded in the attack which occurred late Friday in Mohammad Agha district.

Mohammad Naser Ghairat, a provincial council member in Logar, confirmed the death toll. He said the bomb was planted near the house where the wedding was taken place and targeted the participants of the wedding.

Ahmadzai said initial report shows both the groom and bride were not hurt adding that investigation has begun to find out more and the death toll could rise.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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