20 killed in Kabul Shiite mosque attack, IS claims responsibility

25 August 2017, 07:47 PM
20 killed in Kabul Shiite mosque attack, IS claims responsibility
20 killed in Kabul Shiite mosque attack, IS claims responsibility

At least 20 killed and over 50 were injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul on Friday, an official said.

“We have ten civilians martyred and over 40 wounded. One police and one special forces member were also killed,” Najib Danish, deputy interior ministry spokesman, told AFP, adding that the attack was over.

The Hospital official said at least 20 killed and 50 wounded in Shiite mosque attack in Kabul, reported news agency Associated Press.

The Islamic States has claimed the responsibility for the deadly Shiite mosque attack.

More details are awaited.

First Published: Friday, August 25, 2017 07:36 PM
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