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Attackers target Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Herat

02 August 2017, 12:26 | Colleen Roy

TWITTER CARNAGE Scenes of devastation inside the mosque in Herat

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     CARNAGE Scenes of devastation inside the mosque in Herat

A spokesman for the civil hospital in Herat City, Mohammad Rafique Sherzai, told Pajhwok that they had been delivered 20 dead bodies and more than 30 wounded people from the scene.

Local officials say that the death toll is expected to rise. Ten of those are in a critical condition.

"The explosion occurred in Jawadia Mosque in Baqer Abad neighbourhood".

Tolo-TV reported that the first attacker detonated his explosives outside of the mosque and a second attacker opened fire on worshippers who were inside the mosque at the time of the blast.

The mosque was attended by the members of the local Shiite minority.

On June 15, a terrorist attack on a Shia community mosque in capital Kabul involving at least two suicide bombers killed at least six people.




Located just 50 meters (150 feet) away was an Afghan National Police station, but Hadid said the police were too frightened to take action and stood outside the mosque while the attack happened.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack.

The second bomber was among the crowd of worshipers when he blew himself up, Walizada said.

A security source, who declined to be named, said IS could prove to be more risky than the Taliban in Afghanistan.

He said at least 25 others who sustained injuries in the attack were also shifted to the hospital for the treatment.



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