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ISIL targets Kurdish wedding in Syria

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By Catherine Hardy  with AP
ISIL targets Kurdish wedding in Syria

At least 22 people have been killed and dozens wounded when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest at a Kurdish wedding in the city of Hasakah.

The attack happened in the village of Safya.

Prominent figures from the Kurdish community had been invited.

The explosion happened at 9 pm local time.

More than 100 people were attending the wedding of a local family, according to local reports. Up to 90 people are said to have been injured.

ISIL has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.

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