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Top Afghan MP killed in suicide attack at daughter’s wedding

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding reception in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 22 people including a prominent politician, and wounding 40 others. Afghan MP Ahmad Khan Samangani 7:43AM BST 14 Jul 2012 The death toll makes Saturday’s attack one of the most lethal in the country for months. Influential Afghan lawmaker and MP Ahmad Khan Samangani, who hosted the party, was among those killed, provincial governor Khairullah Anosh said. “It was Ahmad Khan Samangani’s daughter’s wedding. A suicide bomber blew himself up, killing and wounding dozens,” Anosh said. The Taliban denied responsibility for the attack. The death of Mr Samangani, an ethnic Uzbek who is also a…