Islamic State has claimed duty for the assault.
A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Afghanistan’s northeastern Kunduz Province on October 8, killing a minimum of 46 individuals and wounding greater than 140, the state-run Bakhtar information company mentioned.
Video footage confirmed our bodies surrounded by particles contained in the mosque that’s utilized by individuals from the minority Shia Muslim neighborhood.
Islamic State has claimed duty for the assault, the group mentioned on its Telegram channels.
The blast follows a number of assaults, together with one at a mosque in Kabul, in latest weeks, a few of which have been claimed by the Islamic State.
The assaults have underscored safety challenges for the Taliban, which took over the nation in August and have since carried out operations towards Islamic State cells in Kabul.
“This afternoon, an explosion took place in a mosque of our Shia compatriots… as a result of which a number of our compatriots were martyred and wounded,” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid mentioned on Twitter.