The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing dozens - and Afghanistan grieved again.
Afghans carry the body of a victim of the Dubai City wedding hall bombing during a mass funeral in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug.18, 2019. (AP)
Damaged Dubai City wedding hall is seen after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2019. (AP)