Deadly blast targets Kunduz mosque during Friday prayers

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Published: 2021-10-08 13:52

Last Updated: 2021-10-22 05:09


Deadly blast targets Kunduz mosque during Friday prayers
Deadly blast targets Kunduz mosque during Friday prayers

Friday, a blast targeted a mosque in the Afghani city Kunduz during prayers, according to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Interior in Afghanistan.

Interior ministry spokesperson, Qari Sayed Khosti, confirmed the blast to AFP but no further details were given.

Local residents told AFP the blast hit a Shiite mosque during Friday prayers, the most important of the week.

Reports indicated that at least 50 were killed during the blast and many more left injured.