Afghanistan: Huge explosion rocks Jam-e-Mosque in western Herat province; 7 dead, 15 injured

06 June 2017, 05:51 PM
Representative (Image: PTI)
Representative (Image: PTI)

Huge explosion rocked Jam-e-Mosque in Afghanistan's western Herat province. As per reports, 7 have been killed and more than 15 were injured in the bomb blast.

Earlier in the day, Indian guesthouse was attacked with a rocket in Kabul soon after a blast at the NATO's international peace conference. So far there were no reports of injury or damage from the Indian envoy's house.

The two blasts, which ripped apart the Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Tuesday are second such incident within a week. The first blast, on last Wednesday, also took place in Kabul's diplomatic enclave and killed at least 150 people while 300 others were injured, Afghanistani President Ashraf Ghani informed NATO international peace conference on Tuesday.

Also read: Kabul: Indian envoy's residence attacked with rocket-launched grenade, no report of injury; Taliban claims responsibility

Also read: Multiple blasts kill 12 in Khair Khana area in Afghanistan

First Published: Tuesday, June 06, 2017 05:47 PM
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