Death toll rises to 62 in Afghanistan Shiite mosque explosion


Published: 2021-10-16 11:35

Last Updated: 2021-12-04 18:33

Credit: Aljazeera
Credit: Aljazeera

The number of people who died in the terrorist attack that targeted a mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan during Friday prayers has risen to 62, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry.

Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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The explosion is the latest in a string of violent attacks in Afghanistan, a country dealing with an increasing Daesh presence since the Taliban took power in mid-August.