MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 21 Oct 2019 23:10:49 +0000 Funeral held for victims of Kabul wedding bombing http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/5cc0d6708d8a4b249a352e2ecac0a64d Relatives of those killed in the suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding on Saturday night began to bury the dead on Sunday. The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for blast that killed at least 63 people. (August 18) 5cc0d6708d8a4b249a352e2ecac0a64d Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:15:36 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST:++SHOTS PARTIALLY COVERED BY TEXT GRAPHICS++ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLYKabul, Afghanistan - August 18, 20191. Various of funeral for victimsASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLYKabul - 18 August 20192 . Various of bombed wedding venueAFGHAN PRESIDENTIAL PALACE HANDOUT - AP CLIENTS ONLYKabul - August 18, 20193. Afghan officials ++SOUNDBITE BEGINS++4. SOUNDBITE (Dari) Ashraf Ghani, Afghanistan President: ++INCLUDES SHOT CHANGES++"The Taliban cannot absolve themselves of responsibility, because they provide the platform for terrorists."ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLYKabul, Afghanistan - August 18, 20195. Various of funeral for victimsSTORYLINE: Relatives of those killed in the suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding on Saturday night began to bury the dead on Sunday.The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for blast that killed at least 63 people.A statement by the militant group posted on an IS-linked website on Sunday says that a Pakistani IS fighter seeking martyrdom targeted a large Shiite gathering in Kabul.The IS affiliate claimed that after the suicide bombing, a car bomb was also detonated in the attack.Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani said that "the Taliban cannot absolve themselves of responsibility, because they provide the platform for terrorists."Afghan officials say that nearly 200 people were wounded in the blast in a western Kabul neighbourhood that is home to many in the minority Shiite Hazara community.Survivors say the bomber was standing by a stage where children and others had gathered when he detonated his explosives vest.IS has claimed responsibility for many deadly attacks against the Hazara community since the militant group emerged in Afghanistan in 2014.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Relatives of those killed in the suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding on Saturday night began to bury the dead on Sunday. The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for blast that killed at least 63 people. (August 18) Funeral held for victims of Kabul wedding bombing