Explosion in Kandahar: death toll rises to 62

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Explosion in Kandahar mosque: death toll rises to 62

There were four suicide bombers in the mosque during Friday prayers, witnesses to the incident say.

In Kandahar, Afghanistan, death toll from explosion in a shiite mosque increased to 62. About this informs Daily Sabah Friday 15 October.

Bakhtar news agency writes that at least 70 more people were injured.

In turn, witnesses say that there were only four suicide bombers – two blew themselves up at the gate in front of the mosque, and two more entered the building and blew up there.

Moreover, usually during Friday prayers in this mosque there are up to 500 people.

At the moment, no one has taken responsibility for the explosion.

We will remind, a week ago in a Shiite mosque in Afghan Kunduz, there was also an explosion, then 46 people died and 140 more were affected.

Earlier in Kabul there was an explosion near the Idgah mosque… His victims were 12 people, another 32 were injured.

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