Dozens Killed In Shiite Mosque Explosion In Afghanistan


Daily Mail: Dozens killed and more than 70 injured after suicide attacker blows himself up inside Afghan mosque during Friday prayers – a week after ISIS bomber killed at least 100 

* Three bomb blasts struck a Shiite mosque in Kandahar during Friday prayers 

* At least 37 people were killed and more than wounded, though toll likely to rise 

* Comes a week after another blast at a Shiite mosque in northern Kunduz 

* Last week’s blast was claimed by ISIS-K, the terror group’s Afghan branch, which has stepped up attacks in Afghanistan since the Taliban retook control 

Dozens of people have been killed and more than 70 wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in southern Afghanistan today. 

The attack took place at Fatemieh mosque in Kandahar, the largest Shiite place of worship in the city, during Friday prayers. 

According to a hospital official, at least 37 people have been killed and more than 70 wounded, according to early official tolls, though local sources warned that is likely to rise.  

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WNU Editor: It looks like these continuous attacks against Shiite mosques is becoming the new normal.

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Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 32 — AP

Deadly blast hits Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar during Friday prayers — France 24  

Afghanistan mosque bombing leaves at least 33 dead, 73 wounded — NBC/Reuters  

More than 30 killed as suicide attack rocks mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar — CNN  

Deadly blast hits Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan — Axios

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