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

AP October 20, 2017 21:03:22 IST
Kabul attack: 30 killed, 45 injured in suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

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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