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Afghan Mosque Bomb: Six Martyred, 16 Injured near Kabul
Local Editor

An assailant detonated an explosive device outside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, martyring at least six people.

Kabul bomb

General Salim Almas, the criminal investigative director of Kabul city, said on Friday that the assailant, who was posing as a shepherd, detonated the explosives some 140 meters from the mosque while worshipers were passing by.

Medical sources said six people were martyred and 16 others injured in the terrorist attack, which came just ahead of Ashura mourning rituals.

It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the bombing; but both the Taliban and Daesh [the Arabic acronym for ‘ISIS/ISIL'] terrorist groups have targeted Shia mosques in the war-torn country in the past.

Concerns are growing over what appears to be an alarming spread of Shia killings in Afghanistan.

Last month, more than 40 Shia Muslims were martyred and more wounded in Kabul after Daesh terrorists attacked a mosque packed with worshipers.

That was the second attack by Daesh on a Shia mosque in less than two months. At least 32 had been martyred in a similar incident in the western province of Herat in late July.

Criticism has grown over Kabul's failure to take measures to better protect its Shia Muslim population against terrorist attacks.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team

29-09-2017 | 14:36


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