Kabul: 28 killed, 50 wounded as suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque
At least 28 people were killed and 50 others wounded on Friday when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside a Shiite mosque in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul, according to the Associated Press.
According to Eyewitnesses, attackers killed the guards & entered the mosque at 1:15pm and the injured has been taken to hospital.
Eyewitnesses said a number of armed men entered the Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital, TOLO News reports. Prior to the gunfire, reports emerged of a blast that occurred inside the mosque.
There was no immediate word on casualties. A Special Forces unit was deployed to the scene, the news outlet said.
Meanwhile, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirms attack on Imam Zaman Mosque. He says Police Special Unit have entered the mosque.
Another explosion occurred close to Imam Zaman Mosque; gunfire continues, reports TOLO news.