Afghanistan’s Kabul Mosque Suicide Attack Condemned

The blast happened as worshippers gathered for a ceremony

 The blast happened as worshippers gathered for a ceremony
The blast happened as worshippers gathered for a ceremony
An attack on Afghanistan Kabul Mosque on Monday that killed at least 27 killed continues to receive condemnation from across the world.

Suicide bomber detonated vests inside a Shia Muslim Mosque in Afghan capital of Kabul killing 27 faithful and injuring at least 50 others at an annual Shia ceremony at the Baqir ul Olum mosque.

The attacker arrived on foot and blew himself up among worshippers inside.

Eyewitnesses said the service was almost over when the bomb was detonated.

Islamic State (IS) on its self-styled Amaq news agency claimed the attack on Muslim faithful commemorating the death of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson and a Shia martyr.

Turkey has "strongly" condemned Monday's suicide attack inside a Shia mosque in Afghanistan that left at least 27 people dead. Through Foreign Ministry, it has extended condolences to relatives of the 27 people.

 

 

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