ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack at an Afghan wedding hall in a Shi'ite neighborhood.
The blast was the latest in a series to have hit Shi’ite targets in the Afghan capital.
Dozens more were injured in the blast.
The attack comes as forces are fighting against ISIS to take back the city of Mosul.
For their sustained frequency alone, today's string of suicide bombings continues to entreat our self-interrogation regarding any prior or contingent social marginalization of the perpetrators.
The attacks occurred hours after militants killed two people in a Christian neighborhood in the same region.
The Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram and other groups are known to use children as weapons.
A group of women and children were among the dead.
“His dead body is in a hospital. He was the only bread winner of his family. I’m looking here if I can find anything more from other relatives.”
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Saturday's blast killed at least 175 people, and dozens are still missing.
"It is an attack on the religion itself."
This marks the first bombing in years to attempt to target foreigners in the kingdom.