KabulAttacks on the minority Shia community are increasing after the Taliban took over Afghanistan. On Friday, 32 people were killed in the blast at the Shia Mosque in Kandahar. Hundreds of people had gathered to offer Friday prayers at the time of the blast. In such a situation, the death toll is expected to increase further. Last Friday also there was a suicide attack on a Shia mosque in Kunduz. More than 50 prayers were also killed in this attack.
The blast happened when the Friday prayers were going on
According to the information received, there was an explosion in the PD-1 area in the southern province of Kandahar city near the Imam Bargah mosque on Friday, in which a large number of people are feared dead. According to officials, the blast took place at a mosque in Police District 1 (PD1) of Kandahar city. Locals told Tolo News that the blast took place at a mosque belonging to the Shia community, while Friday prayers were going on. Witnesses said the casualties could be much higher. No official report has been issued on the exact number of casualties and no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
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Last week there was an explosion in the Shia mosque of Kunduz
Earlier on October 8, it happened during Friday prayers at Shia Mosque in Kunduz province. In this more than 50 people were killed and more than 100 people were injured. The terrorist organization IS-K had claimed responsibility for the attack. The blast was strongly condemned by the United Nations Security Council. The Security Council had said that the masters of terror need to be brought to justice. This attack is a cowardly act. Terrorism has become an issue of peace and security for the international community. The Security Council expressed the need to apprehend the masters of terrorism, their financiers.
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