Kabul attack: 30 killed, 45 injured in suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Afghanistan
An Afghan official at the Interior Ministry says suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in western Kabul has killed at least 30 people and wounded 45
Kabul: An Afghan official at the Interior Ministry says suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in western Kabul has killed at least 30 people and wounded 45.
Major General Alimast Momand says the attacker was on foot and walked into to the Imam Zaman Mosque on Friday in the city's Dashti Barch area where he detonated his explosives.
The head of the area's Isteqlal Hospital, Mohammad Sabir Nassib, says it has received the bodies of two people slain in the attack as well as two wounded.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
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At least 17 people were killed and 41 wounded in Kabul on Friday night, reported Tolo News citing a hospital, after Taliban fighters fired weapons into the air in celebration.
India also called on the international community to rise above any partisan interests and stand together with the people of Afghanistan in their desire for peace, stability and security in the country.