Tag: Mosques

Blast at Afghan Mosque Kills 37 as Shiites Are Targeted Again

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A blast in a mosque in southern Afghanistan killed 37 people and wounded at least 70 others during Friday Prayer, officials said, the second such attack on a Shiite place of worship on successive Fridays in the country. The attack, which eyewitnesses said involved multiple blasts, took place in Kandahar city — […]

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Lethal Blast Strikes Shiite Mosque in Northern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — A lethal blast struck a mosque in northern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, according to a Taliban spokesman, the latest reminder of the precarious security situation across the country following the Taliban’s recent takeover. Witness accounts described a powerful blast, probably with many casualties. There was no immediate claim of responsibly for the […]

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