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Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!

Posted on October 8 2021, 17:24pm

Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!

Kunduz: Taliban officials and eyewitnesses say a suicide bomber struck a mosque in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Friday, killing at least 60 people and wounding more than 140.

This is the deadliest attack in Afghanistan since the US withdrawal. Taliban officials
According to reports, the attack on a mosque in Kunduz on Friday was a suicide bombing.

According to a source at the Kunduz Provincial Hospital, 35 people have been killed and more than 50 injured so far.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but ISIS, a rival Taliban group, has claimed responsibility for recent attacks.

According to Doctors Without Borders sources, at least 15 people have been brought to a hospital in Kunduz who have died.

A hospital official told AFP on condition of anonymity that "we have received more than 90 injured and 15 dead so far, but the numbers may change." More people are being taken to hospital.

A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, also confirmed the blast, saying: Many of our compatriots have been martyred and injured in this blast.

Interior Ministry spokesman Qari Syed Khosti also confirmed the blast.

Taliban officials and eyewitnesses say a suicide bomber struck a mosque in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Friday, killing at least 60 people and wounding more than 140.

This is the deadliest attack in Afghanistan since the US withdrawal. According to Taliban officials, Friday's attack on a mosque in Kunduz was a suicide bombing.

According to a source at the Kunduz Provincial Hospital, 35 people have been killed and more than 50 injured so far.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but ISIS, a rival Taliban group, has claimed responsibility for recent attacks.

According to Doctors Without Borders sources, at least 15 people have been brought to a hospital in Kunduz who have died.

A hospital official told AFP on condition of anonymity that "we have received more than 90 injured and 15 dead so far, but the numbers may change." More people are being taken to hospital.

A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, also confirmed the blast, saying: Many of our compatriots have been martyred and injured in this blast.

Interior Ministry spokesman Qari Syed Khosti also confirmed the blast.

Locals say the mosque where the blast took place belongs to Shiites.

Earlier, in October 2017, an ISIS attacker carried out a suicide attack on a Shiite mosque in Kabul, killing 56 people and injuring 55 others.

In May this year, attacks on Hazara schools in Kabul killed 85 people, most of them schoolgirls. More than 300 people were injured in the attack..

Afghanistan: Death toll in Kunduz mosque blast reaches 60

Death toll from an explosion on Friday at a Shia mosque in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province rose to 60, 

"The number of those killed in the blast in a Shia mosque in the Afghan northern province of Kunduz has risen to 60, and 140 more people sustained injuries," 

According to the publication, all the victims were reported to be at prayers in the mosque.

Meanwhile, no group has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Further details are awaited

Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
Afghanistan: Suicide attack on Kunduz mosque, 60 killed, 140 injured!
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