Suicide attacks against mosque in Kabul

KabulAfghan security forces keep watch in front of a mosque where an explosion happened in Kabul, Afghanistan November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

At least 27 people, according to Afghan police were killed and over 35 wounded in a suicide attack against a Shiite mosque in Kabul.

According to Afghan news agency, Tolo News, the suicide bomber triggered the explosive charge inside Baqir-ul-Olum Mosque, located in Char Qala area west of Kabul.
According to the head of the criminal police in Kabul, Faraidon Obaidi, children were among those killed.
Children among victims
– We have not yet determined whether there were women in there when the suicide bomber blew himself up, he says.
According to Obaidi, the suicide bomber was alone and wearing a bomb vest as he detonated after mixing with the people who prepared the Shiite Arba ceremony inside the mosque.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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