12 killed, 32 others injured in blast at a mosque in Kabul

KABUL, Aug. 26, 2021 (uni/Xinhua) -- Cellphone photo shows smoke rising near the blast site at the Kabul airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 26, 2021. At least 10 people were killed and many others injured after an explosion and ensuing gunfight rocked outside a gate of the Kabul airport in the Afghan capital on Thursday, multiple sources said. UNI PHOTO-AKX5U

At least 12 people have killed and 32 others suffered injuries in a blast at a mosque in the Kabul on Sunday. A spokesperson for the Afghan Interior Ministry said that three people had been detained in connection with the incident. The incident took place in a crowded place at Eid Gah Mosque in Kabul.

Afghanistan Zabihullah Mujahid, the Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, earlier said that multiple casualties have been reported in the explosion. Further details are awaited. No group has so far taken the responsibility for the blast.

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