A bomb exploded inside of a mosque in Afghanistan’s capital on Tuesday, killing one particular person and wounding 3 others, together with the mosque’s prayer chief, an Afghan reliable stated.
Tariq Arian, spokesperson for the Afghan Inner Ministry, stated the bomb focused the Wazir Akber Khan Mosque in Kabul at round 7:25 p.m. native time, when worshipers had accrued for night prayers.
Mullah Mohammad Ayaz Neyazi used to be amongst the ones wounded within the assault, stated Arian.
No person instantly claimed accountability for the assault, however the Islamic State team has been energetic in Kabul in fresh weeks and has up to now performed assaults inside of mosques in Afghanistan.
Taliban insurgents have by no means performed an assault inside a mosque.
The Islamic State claimed accountability for a roadside bomb assault towards a bus belonging to a neighborhood TV station in Kabul on Saturday, killing two staff of the station.
Assaults towards worshippers have larger in Afghanistan: closing month, an unknown collection of attackers stormed a mosque in northern Parwan province, killing 11 worshipers and wounding a number of others.