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Afghanistan: Blast at mosque in Kandahar leaves at least 7 dead

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Kandahar: At least seven persons were killed in an explosion at a Shia mosque in Kandahar in Afghanistan during the Friday prayers.

The bomb blast took place at Imam Bargah area of Kandahar. Since it was Friday, there were more people at the place for the prayers.

Over a dozen people were injured and had to be taken to the hospital. The number of casualties could go higher. According to a doctor, they had received seven dead and 13 wounded people at the hospital.

The incident was confirmed by the interior ministry of the Taliban government.

The authorities are investigating the explosion that came just days after the Daesh terrorist group bombed a Shiite mosque in Kunduz province, leaving several people dead.

Meanwhile, no group has claimed responsibility for Friday’s blast.

 

 

 

 

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