Breaking:Kabul explosion kills 40 at a wedding - Whisper Eye

Breaking:Kabul explosion kills 40 at a wedding

At least 40 people have been killed in an explosion at a hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the health ministry says.

At least 60 people were also injured as religious scholars met at the Uranus hall in PD15 district to mark the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.

A government spokesman said initial reports suggested a suicide bomber.

Both the Taliban and the Islamic State group have carried out regular bomb attacks in Afghanistan.

The death toll from the latest explosion is one of the worst in the capital for months.

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