By Associated Press. Sayed Ahman Khan Samangani was killed when the suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding. A suicide bomber blew himself up Saturday in a wedding hall in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 23 people including a prominent warlord-turned-politician and three Afghan security force officials, in an attack that deals a setback to efforts to unify the nation's ethnic factions, Afghan officials said. Ahmad Khan Samangani, an ethnic Uzbek and anti-Soviet guerrilla leader in the s who later became a member of parliament, was welcoming guests to his daughter's wedding when the explosion occurred in Aybak, the capital of Samangan province. President Hamid Karzai said 23 people were killed and about 60, including government officials, were wounded in the attack, which he condemned and said was 'carried out by the enemies of Afghanistan. He ordered a team from Kabul to fly to the northern province to investigate the bombing.
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The majority of the population here is Uzbek, but there also significant numbers of Pashto and Persian speakers in the province. Samangan province is divided into 7 districts and contains villages. The city of Samangan serves as the provincial capital. The earliest known history of the province is linked to the identification of the Samangan by Aoros Ptolemy as the place of the Varni or Uarni and the fortified city of Samangan on the banks of the Khulm River identical to the Bhaktria regi on the Dargydus river south east of Zariaspa. It was then known as Edrisi the size of the Khulm city.