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Powerful explosion at Kabul mosque kills no less than 10 individuals

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A Taliban spokesman says a robust explosion at a Sunni mosque in Kabul has killed no less than 10 worshippers and wounded 20

A Taliban spokesman says a robust explosion at a Sunni mosque in Kabul has killed no less than 10 worshippers and wounded 20

A robust explosion ripped by means of a mosque within the Afghan capital of Kabul on Friday, killing no less than 10 individuals and wounding 20, a Taliban spokesman stated.

Hundreds of worshippers had gathered for prayers on the final Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramdan and the Khalifa Aga Gul Jan Mosque was packed, stated native residents, fearing the casualty toll might rise additional.

The Taliban-appointed inside ministry spokesman, Mohammad Nafi Takor, couldn’t present extra particulars and Taliban safety males cordoned off the world. The supply of the explosion was not instantly recognized and nobody has claimed accountability for the blast.

The explosion was so loud that the neighborhood of the mosque shook from the blast, the residents stated, talking on situation of anonymity, fearing for their very own security.

Ambulances raced to the location, driving as much as the top of a slender avenue in an jap neighborhood of Kabul to succeed in the mosque, which belongs to Afghanistan’s majority Sunni Muslims.

The explosion was the most recent in a collection of such blasts amid relentless assaults throughout the nation. Similar assaults on mosques have lately focused the nation’s minority Shiite Muslims and have been claimed by the Islamic State group’s regional affiliate, often known as Islamic State in Khorasan Province or IS-Okay.

IS has stepped up its assaults throughout Afghanistan to turn out to be the first enemy of the Taliban since their takeover of the nation final August.

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