Mosque blast in Afghanistan killed 33 including 45 injured.
During Friday prayers in northern Afghanistan, a bomb ripped through a mosque, killing 33 people, including children, after the ISIS group claimed two other deadly strikes.
A blast shook a mosque in Afghanistan’s northern province of Kunduz, killing at least 43 people, according to Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban-led caretaker government’s chief spokesperson.
“We are shocked to learn that an explosion occurred this afternoon in Kunduz province’s Imam Sahib district. As a result, 33 villagers were killed, and 43 were injured.
It includes several children. “On social media, the spokesman stated.
According to the Xinhua news agency, Mujahid condemned the incident and promised that the perpetrators would be brought to justice.
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An unnamed witness informed Xinhua that the explosion happened on Friday afternoon, near 2:30 p.m., in Mullah Sikandar mosque in Imam Sahib.
A group of believers was ritualizing Zikr, a specific religious rite, to honor the holy month of Ramadan just after Friday prayers.
The cause of the explosion that extensively damaged the building was unknown. However, the explosion entirely demolished one side of the mosque.
According to a security source, at least one person was wounded in a roadside bomb blast in the capital Kabul
It occurred hours after the Kunduz explosion in Police District 7. Any group has not claimed the attacks.
Multiple explosions, including one targeting a mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif city, the seat of northern Balkh province, killed 34 people and injured over 100 others on Thursday.
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