At least 16 individuals had been killed and 32 had been injured from an explosion in southern Afghanistan, new stories say.
The Friday bombing passed off throughout prayers at a Shiite mosque in Kandahar, situated within the southern area of Afghanistan. Qari Saeed Khosty, a spokesman for the Taliban-run authorities of Afghanistan, confirmed that the explosion had occurred in a tweet .
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“We’re saddened to be taught that an explosion passed off in a mosque of the Shia brotherhood within the first district of Kandahar metropolis through which a lot of our compatriots had been martyred and wounded,” Khosty reportedly mentioned.
The area has been rocked by violence in current months, with explosions inflicting a number of Afghan casualties. On Oct. 8, a suicide bombing killed or wounded at the least 100 individuals on the Gozar-E-Sayed Abad Mosque, situated in Kunduz, the capital of Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.
For the reason that Taliban’s takeover of Kabul on Aug. 15, the group has been confronted with coping with threats from ISIS-Ok , the native Islamic State affiliate group.
Earlier this month, the Taliban raided one ISIS camp, leaving a number of insurrectionists from the group lifeless following a bombing that passed off exterior of Eid Gah mosque, leaving 5 lifeless.